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Iran Distributing Condoms For Criminals To Rape Activists In Jail: Report

Iran Opposition Activists

First Posted: 06/24/11 01:35 PM ET Updated: 08/24/11 06:12 AM ET

The Guardian:

Prison guards in Iran are giving condoms to criminals and encouraging them to systematically rape young opposition activists locked up with them, according to accounts from inside the country's jail system.

A series of dramatic letters written by prisoners and families of imprisoned activists allege that authorities are intentionally facilitating mass rape and using it as a form of punishment.

Read the whole story: The Guardian


Filed by Curtis M. Wong  |