The Australian Middle East academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert who was imprisoned in the Islamic Republic for two years on trumped-up charges that she was an Israeli spy resisted her captors along with other female and male prisoners inside the 2A facility of Evin prison, a source familiar with political prisoners in Evin prison told The Jerusalem Post.
According the source, Moore-Gilbert was part of a group of prisoners who decided to collectively begin resisting the Revolutionary Guards, which included conservationist Niloufar Bayani, academic Fariba Adelkhah and another prisoner known by the pseudonym ‘Lolita.’ Some of the men in the men’s unit joined these efforts, for example in participating in coordinated group hunger strikes.
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) sexually harassed and tortured the environmentalist Niloufar Bayani in order to provoke a false confession, according to letters written by Bayani. BBC’s Persian Service reported on the methods of torture.
imposed on Bayani. Adelkhah is reported to have suffered permanent damage tao some internal organs as a result of prolonged hunger strikes, and has been released from prison in favor of house arrest with an electronic ankle monitor.
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