Iran: In death’s waiting room: Deaths in custody following deliberate denial of medical care in Iran’s prisons

Iran: In death’s waiting room: Deaths in custody following deliberate denial of medical care in Iran’s prisons

This briefing documents how Iranian officials are committing shocking violations of the right to life by deliberately denying ailing prisoners lifesaving healthcare and refusing to investigate and ensure accountability for unlawful deaths in custody. The briefing details the circumstances surrounding the deaths in custody of 92 men and four women in 30 prisons in 18 provinces across Iran since 2010.

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