ambassadors to Iran who recently visited Evin prison, pointing out the facts being hidden from them by prison officials.Held in various prisons for decades and currently spending her eighth year in Evin prison, Akbari Monfared describes in her letter the situation in Iranian regime’s prisons,saying “I’ve witnessed with my own eyes the devaluation of human and humanity”.
She points in her letter to prison special guards beating wretched, feeble female prisoners with batons.
Part of Akbari Monfared’s letter is listed below:
To honorable ambassadors Mr. Dian Wirengjuri of Indonesia, Mr. Mário Fernando Damas Nunes of Portugal, and others,
For all those whose hearts are beating for human and humanity, and for a value beyond geographical borders.
I’m speaking as a witness. Witness to endless, horrible days in Share-Ray, Gohardasht, and Evin prisons, where one even fails to breathe. Dark, high-ceiling metal sheds without any window to allow sunlight in, filled with cigarette smoke, accommodating 200 inmates each; crowded, noisy places which drives inmates crazy. A total devaluation of human and humanity, witnessed with my own eyes.READ MORE