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Iran: Further information on possible incommunicado detention/ fear of torture and ill-treatment/ possible prisoners of conscience: Elham Afroutan (f), aged 21, and up to six other journalists

, Index number: MDE 13/022/2006

Elhan Afroutan is no longer held incommunicado, though she remains in custody and may face trial on charges that can carry the punishment of flogging, which Amnesty International considers to be cruel, inhuman or degrading punishment amounting to torture.

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