• Tuesday 15th October 2019

Baluch Political Prisoner Slain Under Brutal Torture

Prior to this, his brother, Ali Narouei, was killed by Ministry of Intelligence officials for his political activities.

Iran: Appalling human rights violations continues

Baluch Political Prisoner Slain Under Brutal Torture

On Wednesday, June 25th, Baluch political prisoner Hamzeh Narouei, 23, was killed under brutal torture. Narouei was arrested 7 months ago in the city of Zahedan for his political activities. He spent over 4 months in solitary confinement in the quarantine section in central prison of Zahedan, incommunicado and in medieval conditions.

When a group of judiciary officials visited the ward in which Narouei was held, this martyr of freedom protested against the inhumane conditions. Sargol Zay, deputy prosecutor of Sistan and Baluchistan province, punished him with an order of torture. While being tortured, he was killed by the interrogators of the intelligence ministry.

Prior to this, his brother, Ali Narouei, was killed by Ministry of Intelligence officials for his political activities.

Six Political Prisoners on Hunger Strikes in Danger

Six political prisoners, Reza Shahabi, Dr. Latif Hassani, HamedAhmadi, Kamal Molaei, Jahangir Dehghani and Jamshid Dejghani, held in Ghezel-Hesar and Rajaei-Shahr prisons are on hunger strikes.

Other political prisoners including Mohammad Amir-Khizi, Reza Akbari Monfared, Khaled Hardani, Afshin Heyratian, Shahrokh Zamani, Ali Salan-Pour, Reza Shahabi, Asghar Ghatan, Saleh Kohandel, and Mohammad Ali Mansouri issued a statement expressing their support for the 6 political prisoners on hunger strike. In addition, a large number of political prisoners and their families who are under pressure and extortion and forcible relocation by the regime expressed their support.

Some of the problems of these prisoners include:

1) Drugs and the risk of addiction.


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