06/24/2011 12:35 pm ET | Updated Aug 24, 2011

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

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.

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