HRANA News Agency – In an effort to increase pressure on political prisoners, since Sunday, July 17, 2011, outside recreation time has been cancelled in Rajai-Shahr Prison.
According to a report by Jaras News, prison officials have not allowed political prisoners to go to the prison yard for fresh air since yesterday.In Rajai-Shahr Prison, political prisoners were previously given four hours every day for outside recreation contrary to the Department of Corrections’ regulations giving inmates the right to have access to fresh air all day.
In response to this decision, political prisoners refused to participate in the daily roll call. It has also been reported that living conditions inside Rajai-Shahr Prison are very poor. Political prisoners suffer from poor nutrition and have no access to the prison telephone.