Mothers and relatives of political prisoners arrested outside of Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison remain in limbo four days after being arrested. Three female prisoners who were transferred to Gharchak Varamin Prison are on hunger strike.
Simin Avazzadeh, 56, Shervin Yamani, Leila Pour-Ghaffari, are all on hunger strike. Leila Pour-Ghaffari is suffering from convulsions and other health conditions. Ministry of Intelligence agents have accused these family members of disrupting public order.