Fire In Iran Jail: Fire In Tehran’s Avin Jail, Lives Of Political Prisoners In Danger

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A fire has broken out in Iran’s infamous Avin prison. This prison is the primary place of detention of political prisoners. Flames and smoke could be seen billowing out of the area in social media footage posted online. Iranian journalist and activist Masih Alinejad tweeted that Tehran’s infamous Avin prison is on fire. Fire in Iran jail

Tehran (Iran): A fire has broken out in Iran’s infamous Avin prison. This prison is the primary place of detention of political prisoners. Flames and smoke could be seen billowing out of the area in social media footage posted online. Iranian journalist and activist Masih Alinejad tweeted that a fire broke out at Tehran’s infamous Avin prison. The report said that gunshots were heard. The lives of prisoners are in danger. The family members of the prisoners are shocked and horrified.

Iran has been facing unrest in recent days due to its most intense civil resistance in decades. In September, 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died after being detained by the ethics police. Because she was not wearing the hijab properly. Iranian authorities have since launched a brutal crackdown on the protesters. Hundreds of people detained during the protests are reportedly lodged in Evin Prison.

Alinejad tweeted that people are moving towards Avin Prison in Tehran following reports of fire and explosion in Avin. This is another sign that the Islamic Republic is losing control. Avin is where the Islamic Republic keeps many political prisoners. The lives of prisoners are in danger. People going towards Evin Prison said that gunshots could be heard and smoke could be seen from Evin Prison. Some families of prisoners have gathered in front of the main gate of Evin Jail.

Meanwhile, Alinejad urged Western countries whose citizens are in Evin Prison to immediately speak to the Islamic Republic to ensure the safety of prisoners. Alinejad tweeted that the UK, US, Sweden, Germany, France, Belgium and others Citizens of the countries have been kept locked up in Evin. The lives of many Iranian prisoners are in danger. State media say peace has been restored in the prison, and has blamed ‘criminal elements’ for the fire.

The official news agency IRNA also said that the unrest that caused the fire was over and quoted an unnamed official as saying that “thugs” were held in a part of the prison that caused the unrest. . No political prisoners were involved in this. However, the cause of the fire in the prison on the outskirts of the capital Tehran is not clear. According to state media, firefighters are at the scene, while there are reports that special forces have been deployed in the area.

Earlier this week, an Iranian official also admitted that school students who took part in street protests were being detained and taken to psychiatric institutions. The Iranian government’s brutal crackdown on protesters has drawn the attention of world leaders. The US issued sanctions on seven senior Iranian officials, with President Joe Biden pledging more sanctions “on perpetrators of violence against peaceful protesters”.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he was concerned about reports of peaceful protests, in which the excessive use of force has resulted in dozens of deaths and injuries. UN children’s agency UNICEF on Tuesday called for the protection of children and adolescents amid public unrest. “We are deeply concerned by the continuing reports of deaths, injuries and detentions of children and adolescents in Iran amid ongoing public unrest,” a UNICEF statement said.

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