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Iran: Supporters of Ayatollah Boroujerdi arrested

, Index number: MDE 13/112/2010

Seven followers of dissident cleric Ayatollah Sayed Hossein Kazemeyni Boroujerdi, detained since 2006, have been arrested, six of them on 8 November 2010 and the seventh on 6 December. Their whereabouts are unknown. They are believed to be prisoners of conscience, held only because of their religious beliefs.

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