Khadijeh Mehdipour, a 34-year-old political prisoner, was beaten and attacked by violent criminals. On the night of Ashura, their hired help barred Khadijeh from entering her ward, forcing her to spend the night in the prison library.
Asal Mohammadi, a labor activist, was sentenced to one year and eight months in prison. On July 11, 2022, she was transferred to Evin Prison to serve her sentence.
Ms. Ehsani had established classes to assist Afghan children denied the right to an education in Iran. This was one of the charges brought against her when she was sentenced to five years in prison.
In Evin Prison, labor activists Asal Mohammadi and Samin Ehsani both contracted the Coronavirus. Since contracting the Coronavirus, these inmates have received no medication. The prison authorities have issued prescriptions to the prisoners’ families, requiring them to purchase the necessary medication.