Iran: Juvenile Prisoner Dies After Wardens Hung Him Naked And Poured Cold Water On

ICBPS- A 19-year-old prisoner in northern Iran was tortured to death on Wednesday. The young prisoner Mohammad Davaji was fatally beaten and tortured in Amir Abad prison in Gorgan, northern Iran. The Islamic wardens stripped Mohammad naked and hung him from the ceiling, poured cold water on him in the freezing cold weather. Torture In Iran Prison

Agents took off his clothes and cuffed his hands and his feet while he was naked, and hung him upside down from the prison ceiling in the cold. 

Mohammad passed away because he could not tolerate further torture.

The wardens brutally beat Mohammad until he was unconscious, and then poured cold water on the juvenile to punish him.

Further, several other prisoners have been savagely tortured, at least two hospitalized. Guards tried to punish the prisoners for getting into an alleged prison fight.

Torture In Iran Prison

The Khomeinist agents in Iran have experienced a medieval tortures method to punish those prisoners who allegedly violate prison rules or make detainees confess against themselves.

Early September, in a detailed report, Amnesty International revealed that the peaceful protesters – who have been arrested during the nationwide 2019 Iran Protests – were savagely flogged, sexually abused, and given electric shocks by the Islamic security agents in a horrific post-protest crackdown.

“In the days following the widespread protests, videos showing the Islamic Republic of Iran’s security forces deliberately killing and injuring unarmed protesters and bystanders sent shockwaves worldwide. Much less visible has been the catalog of cruelty meted out to detainees and their relatives by IRI officials away from the public eye,” according to Amnesty International Diana Eltahawy in a condemning report published on September 2, 2020.

Death penalties have been issued based on torture-tainted “confessions.” Hundreds were subjected to grossly unfair trials on so-called national security charges and ambiguous indictment.

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s law enforcement, intelligence and IRGC security forces, and wardens have committed, with the complicity of the Islamic judges and prosecutors, a series of shocking human rights violations, including arbitrary detention, enforced disappearance, torture, and other ill-treatment, against those detained in connection with the nationwide protests in 2019.

Another detailed report, which was republished ICBPS, indicates how Iran’s Law Enforcement Force (NAJA) has exercised brutal torture methods to force the offenders to confess. The ‘alleged’ felons are being severely tortured and persecuted which often leads them to be disabled.

The captives are experiencing excruciating tortures in prison—both psychologically and physically during interrogations.

Hundreds of offenders as well as innocent people are subjected to the Medieval violence in Iran’s National Police Force detention centers.

Mohammad Davaji was not the only victim of torture in the Iranian detentions so far so bad as there are reports indicating hundreds of Iranian prisoners monthly are being persecuted.

In mid-November, 27-year-old prisoner Farhad Vossoughi was killed in Iranian custody after being brutally tortured by interrogators, and beaten with multiple blows to his sensitive organs.

In 2019, 27-year-old Iranian dissident Sajjad Esmaieli was killed by intelligence agents in prison.

In 2018, Sina Ghanbari, arrested during the 2018 nationwide Iran Protests, was killed in the Iranian custody days after the arrest.

In 2017, Sarou Ghahremani, arrested during the nationwide Iran Protests, was killed in prison.

In 2012, Sattar Beheshti, arrested by the Iranian Cyber Police unit for criticizing the government, died in custody.

In 2009, dozens of Iranian dissidents were reportedly killed in Kahrizak Detention Center.

In 2003, Iranian-Canadian photographer Zahra Kazemi was reportedly raped, tortured, and killed by the Islamic officials following her arrest.

In 1999, Saeed Emami, the second person of intelligence ministry in Iran, was killed by pouring hair remover compound in his mouth while taking a bath in prison – officials, however, announced he committed suicide. He was considered the leader of many internal and extraterritorial intelligence operations during the 90s, and having independently organized the assassinations of dissidents, known as the “chain murders”.

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