Student activist Farzad Eslami who is held in the solitary confinement unit of the Evin Prison is under extreme pressure to admit to the unfounded charges brought against him.
RAHANA: Farzad Esmali, a law student at Tehran University and a former secretary of the Muslim Students Committee, has been severely beaten and has been put under extreme pressure in the recent days to admit to unfounded crimes he has been accused of.
According to RAHANA, the interrogators have asked him to admit to the serious charges brought against him.
The interrogators have not presented any evidence for the accusations. Eslami has denied the charges.
Eslami had previously been sentenced to a year in prison, suspended for 3 years, for anti-regime propaganda since he had participated in a gathering on October 13, 2009 in Tehran University of Technology.
He was once arrested on November 3, 2009 and was held in Ward 240, a security ward, for 15 days. The Disciplinary Committee of Tehran University has suspended him for 3 semesters for “persuading and motivating’ other students.
He was detained on December 5th, right before the student day.