13 February 2020 :
Hengaw: 20 Kurdish prisoners have passed away in Iran's prisons over the past year which 25% of them have been killed under torture. According to the data registered in the statistics center of Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, at least 20 Kurdish prisoners have been passed away in Iran's prisons over the year of 2019. Four of them are among the detainees of November protests 2019 who have been killed under torture.
Dividing by type of accusation: Political and civil activists: 4 cases; The crimes related to drugs are smuggling: 8 cases; Murder: 3 cases; Usual crimes: 4 cases; Unknown: 1 case.
Cause of death: Torture: 6 cases; Lack of medical attention and delay in hospital dispatch: 9 cases; Self murder: 2 cases; Firing during detention: 1 case; Suspicious death: 1 case; Official ignorance in prison: 1 case.