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Iran: Journalist held without charge in Iran, Hengameh Shahidi

, Index number: MDE 13/093/2009

Hengameh Shahidi, a female journalist arrested on 30 June, is being held without charge in Evin prison, in Iran's capital, Tehran, where she is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment. She is a prisoner of conscience, held solely for the peaceful exercise of her right to freedom of expression and association.

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