(Doc. No. 128)
Letter to Khomeini, September 27, 1981
The situation in the Revolutionary Courts is such that honest and sincere elements within these institutions are saying that the current situation in Evin Prison and many prisons in the provinces is very appalling.
These include arbitrary executions... even of girls as young as 13, simply because they uttered some tough words, while they bore no arms and took part in no demonstration. Pressuring (of prisoners) and practice of intolerable torture and corporal punishment are on the rise. Prisons are so overcrowded that often five prisoners must stay in a solitary cell under inhuman conditions. They are not even allowed to say their prayers...