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Iran: Iranian cleric released on bail: Further information

, Index number: MDE 13/014/2010

Iranian cleric Ayatollah Mohammad Taghi Khalaji was released on bail on 1 February, after nearly three weeks in Evin prison in Iran's capital, Tehran. Although not formally charged, he could face criminal charges and trial in the future. Before his arrest, he had criticized the use of violence against peaceful protestors.

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