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Iran: Fear of torture or ill treatment/ arbitrary arrest: Adnan Hassanpour (m)

, Index number: MDE 13/017/2007

Adnan Hassanpour, journalist and advocate of cultural rights for Iranian Kurds, was reportedly detained on 25 January in Marivan, a small city in the northwestern province of Kurdistan. He is believed to be held incommunicado in the provincial capital Sanandaj, where he is at risk of torture or ill-treatment.

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