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Iran - RWB calls for independent inquiry into police search of Evin prison

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At least 12 political prisoners held in Section 350 of Tehran's Evin prison began a hunger strike on April 20 in protest against the outburst of violence during a raid on the prison by the security forces on April 17, in which around 50 people were injured including some political prisoners. They were joined the next day by 21 fellow prisoners. Seven inmates in Raji Shahr prison have since also joined the protest. Yesterday the head of Iran's prison organization, Gholamhossein Esmaili, was (...)

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