Iran’s Karrubi Says Protesters Were Raped in Jail

 “Some savagely raped young boys, several of whom are in a state of depression and have serious physical and psychological problems,” Karrubi said. Iran police chief Esmail Ahmadi-Moghaddam said yesterday that the head of Kahrizak prison was dismissed and arrested, the state-run Press TV reported on its Web site. Two other officials who were found to be responsible were relieved of their duties and await trial, he added.

“I am also to blame for the things that happened in Kahrizak and I don’t want to shun responsibility” Ahmadi- Moghaddam said, adding “This prison was built only for thugs and gangsters. Election protesters should not have been transferred there. I had made this clear right from the beginning.”

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