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Iran: Woman activist beaten severely in detention, Faranak Farid

, Index number: MDE 13/078/2011

Faranak Farid was arrested on 3 September in Tabriz, north-west Iran, during demonstrations over the drying of Lake Oroumieh, which is situated between the Iranian provinces of East and West Azerbaijan. She is reported to have been tortured and otherwise ill-treated in detention.

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