Imprisoned journalist Bahman Ahmadi Amou’I who was suddenly transferred from Evin Prison to the Political Prisoner wing at Rajaï Shahr Prison was suddenly placed in solitary confinement at Rajaï Shahr Prison. According to reports, the conditions of solitary confinement at the prison are even worse than at Evin. The reason for Amou’i’s transfer is unknown. Amou’i was sentenced to 5.4 years in prison following publication of an article critical of the economic performance of Ahmadinejad’s government in the post-election period.
Source: Iran Daily Brief