Attacking And Seizing The Teharan Evin Prison In 1979

The unforgettable images of the 1979 invasion of the Tehran Evin Prison by revolutionary people and students.


Seizing The Tehran Evin Prison In 1979


Evin Prison is a prison located in the Evin neighborhood of Tehran, Iran. The prison is notable as the primary site for the housing of Iran’s political prisoners since 1972, before and after the Islamic Revolution, in a purpose-built wing nicknamed “Evin University” due to the number of intellectuals housed there.


Evin Prison has been accused of committing “serious human rights abuses” against its political dissidents and critics of the government.






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