Iranian Authorities Commit Permanent Torture with Amputation

In mid-September, human rights organizations and activists sounded alarms about the immediate implementation of coerced disabled of four inmates. Hadi Rostami, 33, Mehdi Sharfian, 37, Mehdi Shahivand, 42, and Kasra Karami, 40, are held in Urmia Central Prison, northwestern Iran. On September 24, Amnesty International declared its concerns over amputating the fingers of four men … Continue reading Iranian Authorities Commit Permanent Torture with Amputation