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Iran: Further information on torture/ill-treatment/prisoner of conscience - Akbar Ganji

, Index number: MDE 13/031/2000

Prisoner of conscience Akbar Ganji has reportedly told a court that he has been beaten and tortured in prison. He is going to start a hunger strike in protest. Journalist Akbar Ganji was interrogated and arrested on 22 April. Amnesty International fears he may be ill-treated and possibly tortured, and considers him a prisoner of conscience.

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