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Iran: Fear of torture and ill-treatment/ incommunicado detention

, Index number: MDE 13/006/2006

Reza Haidari (m), aged 11, Kazem Sayahi (m), aged 14, Hashem Jassem Sawari (m), aged 18, Hadi Washahi (m), aged 17, Said Manabi (m), aged 20, Saleh 'Abidawi (m), imam, Sheikh Saleh al-Haydari (m), imam of Da'ira mosque, and scores of others, all members of Iran's Arab minority, were reportedly arrested in the city of Ahvaz in Khuzestan province on 11 and 12 January. They may be held incommunicado and are at risk of torture or ill-treatment.

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