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News and updates about Evin Prison

Iran releases security footage of fire at notorious prison

Purported CCTV footage of fire at Evin Prison only adds to the mystery of what happened the night of the blaze.

Iran releases security footage of fire at notorious prison

Four inmates killed, 61 injured in fire in notorious prison

Iran's judiciary says blaze at Evin Prison, which houses political prisoners and anti-government activists, killed four inmates.

Four inmates killed, 61 injured in fire in notorious prison

Fire breaks out at notorious Iranian prison

Fire breaks out and shots heard at Evin prison, which holds political prisoners.

Fire breaks out at notorious Iranian prison

Iran arrests father of jailed American citizen

Iran arrests 80-year-old Baquer Namazi, father of Siamak Namazi who was himself arrested in October. Both are being held in the Evin prison.

Iran arrests father of jailed American citizen

Ahmadinejad Aide Replaced as Head of Iran News Agency

A top aide to President Ahmadinejad who has been imprisoned since Sept. was replaced as head of Iran's state Islamic Republic News Agency.

Ahmadinejad Aide Replaced as Head of Iran News Agency

Ahmadinejad Insists on Visiting Evin Prison

Iranian President Ahmadinejad insists he still wants to visit the Evin prison, after the judiciary rejects his request to see the jail.

Ahmadinejad Insists on Visiting Evin Prison