Iranian officials are “callously toying with the lives” of prisoners of conscience and other political prisoners by denying them adequate medical care, putting them at grave risk of death, permanent disability or other irreversible damage to their health, according to a new report by Amnesty International published on Monday.
Reports documents prison administrations deliberately prevent access to adequate medical care to extract forced ‘confessions’. (File photo: Reuters)
Treatment withheld to extract ‘confessions’
Jalalian is at risk of going blind because her treatment has been withheld. (Amnesty International)