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Prison 209

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Prison 209

Prison 209 (in Persian: بازداشتگاه ۲۰۹), also known as section 209 of the Evin prison, is an unofficial and secret detention centre in Tehran, Iran that operates under the administration of the VEVAK (Islamic Republic of Iran's Secret Service).

Like other covert detention centres such as Prison 59 and Evin Prison, prisoners are interrogated, in many cases tortured, held without charges, and subjected to solitary confinement.

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