Prison wardens in Iran’s notorious Gohardasht (Rajai Shahr) Prison in Karaj, north-west of Tehran, raided a prison ward on Monday 30th May, according to reports from inside the prison. During the raid on the ward that houses ordinary prisoners, inmates were harassed and their belongings were damaged, according to a report by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).
The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) has reported that the family, friends and supporters of Jafar Azimzadeh have rallied for a second day to demand his freedom. They are gathered outside the Iranian regime's Majlis (Parliament) in Tehran.
The United Nations have published a report in which they outline their position on the recent floggings that have taken place in Iran.
This comes a week after 35 young men and women in Iran were flogged after holding a graduation party in Qazvin, north of Tehran.
In Bahrain an appeals court has upheld the sentences for five men accused of spying for the Iranian regime. The prosecution released a statement on Sunday 29th May confirming that their life sentences will be upheld and the court has rejected the five defendants’ appeals.
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