Women’s Ward in Iran’s Orumiyeh Prison Archives - KHRN

October 14, 2017

Five Prisoners on Hunger Strikes in Women’s Ward of Orumiyeh Central Prison

Five female prisoners went on hunger strike at the Orumiyeh Central Prison in protest to the confiscation of their personal belongings, including “blankets”, by prison guards. "On Wednesday, October 11, a number of prison guards searched for the personal belongings of the prisoners under the pretext of inspecting the prison. During this inspection, the prison guards seized a number of personal belongings, including personal blankets...

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June 18, 2017

Detailed Report on Women’s Ward in Iran’s Orumiyeh Prison

Prisoners at the Women’s Ward in Iran’s Orumiyeh Central Prison have described their living conditions as appalling due to lack of adequate facilities and that the conditions have remained unchanged despite prisoners constantly lodging formal complaints. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) spoke to several prisoners jailed in the women-only ward and they gave the following details on their living condition: The Women’s Ward in Orumiyeh...

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