Iran's Intelligence Ministry denies Bakhshi’s claims of torture
The National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of Iran’s Islamic Consultative Assembly has said: “The Intelligence Minister and his directors have stressed that Esmaeil Bakhshi was never tortured during his detention by the Ministry.”
Iranian President orders investigation into alleged torture of worker
Following allegations by a worker from the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Factory about being tortured in detention, the Iranian President has ordered an investigation into the case.
Reactions to alleged torture of labor activist in Iran
Thirty-four student organizations in Iran have written a letter to the Intelligence Minister asking for a debate to elucidate the demands of Esmail Bakhshi, trade unionist of Haft Tappeh factory, during his detention.