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Iran: Further Information on Enforced disappearance/ Fear of torture/ ill-treatment

, Index number: MDE 13/029/2009

A fifth student from Amir Kabir University in the capital, Tehran, was arrested on 9 March, and was allegedly beaten by security officials. The reason for the arrest and the whereabouts of Yasser Torkman, who is a member of the Islamic Students Association (ISA) of Amir Kabir University remain unknown. All five detained students are at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.