Sep 18 2010
“Take him and get him pregnant,” said Iranian prison guards to jailed student dissident.
Twenty-four-year-old Ibrahim Sharifi, a university student from Tehran who campaigned actively on the Internet for opposition presidential candidate, said, he was kidnapped, handcuffed, blindfolded and stuffed into a car. He said they drove him to an unknown location, where he was stripped to his underwear. There, he said, he endured several days of beatings and mock executions alongside other male prisoners, all the time tightly blindfolded. “They took us and they put a noose around my neck in a way that I was forced to stand on my tiptoes, unable to breathe,” Sharifi said.“There was the stink of piss and blood. It smelled terrible,” Sharifi recalled. “I was beaten so much I didn’t have any energy left to cry.”Sharifi said his captors kicked him repeatedly in the stomach until he started vomiting blood. “Then the guy told someone else, ‘Take him and get him pregnant.’ “They tied my hands to the wall and tied my legs, and then did that thing to me.CNN