Suicide of a prisoner in Evin
Iran News Agency: December 30th 2009
Hossein Talebi, the prisoner in salon 9 section 8 has committed suicide since he could not pay his conviction fine.
HRNA News Agency: One of the prisoners in Evin prison has committed suicide since he could not pay the fine.
According to human rights activists in Iran, Hossein Talebi was imprisoned and had to pay for smuggling goods. He committed suicide since he could not pay the fine for his release. His death was confirmed. Please note that last week another prisoner who was spending time for 50,000 toman fine (approximately 50 USD) was found dead.
- Nasim, Persian2English