Ilam Prison Archives - KHRN

December 14, 2021

Prisoner dies due to lack of medical care in Iran’s western Ilam

A prisoner has lost his life in Iran's western Ilam province due to the negligence of prison officials to his deteriorating health condition after he committed suicide. Prisoner Ruhollah Maleki was on the fourth day of his hunger strike, protesting against the 10-year-long uncertainty in his case. He committed suicide on 30 November by taking medicine in a prison cell. He was transferred to the prison...

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November 29, 2021

Iran: Prison officers beat hunger-striking prisoner in western Ilam

Corrections officers in Iran's western Ilam prison have severely beaten a prisoner on the second day of his hunger strike on 28 November. Prisoner Ruhollah Maleki had gone on a hunger strike on 27 November to protest against the 10-year-long uncertainty regarding his case. On 6 March 2012, security forces arrested the prisoner on the accusation of "premeditated murder". In 2014, the court of Ilam sentenced him...

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