BBC Farsi broadcast a statement from a group of women prisoners who today, Monday, October 3, have begun a sit -in "...in Evin's women's prison, surrounded by the fences and walls and behind the iron bars" against the "massacre and violence and widespread detention and torture of protesters" and in support of the ongoing strikes and gatherings in Iran."
It is difficult to hear people's cries of protest, from behind the high and cold walls of the prison, the bloodshed of the youth and students of our country and the arrests of the protesters, is hard as dying." "Our hearts, our cries and our fists are with the hearts and cries of the people every moment."
Narges Mohammadi, Alia Matalzadeh, Hasti Amiri, Zhila Makundi, Sepideh Kashani, Sepideh Qolian, Maleeha Jafari, Elnaz Eslami, Mahnaz Desha, Nazanin Mohammadnejad, Raha Asgarizadeh and Gelareh Abbasi have signed this statement.
These prisoners continued their announcement: "We eagerly hope that these walls will fall and when we get free, we will undoubtedly be in the middle of a strong and roaring wave of protests and shoulder to shoulder of the oppressed, fighting for women, for youth, for students, for students in university, for workers, for teachers, for dissidents, for relatives, for minorities, for the dead, and for the realization of freedom and justice, we will join the people of our land."