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Further information on medical letter writing action (MDE 13/12/91, 7 November and follow-ups MDE 13/02/92, 10 January and MDE 13/06/92, 6 March): Iran: Ali Ardalan, Nezameddin Movahed and seven other prisoners of conscience

, Index number: MDE 13/012/1992

AI has learned that Ali Ardalan and seven others imprisoned at the same time were pardoned and released in early April 1992. The had been arrested in June 1990 for signing an open letter critical of the government. Ali Ardalan, aged 76, suffers from heart disease and another man, Nezameddin Movahed, aged 74, has heart disease and arthrosis of the spinal column and knees.

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