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Iran: Further information on arbitrary arrest/fear for safety/possible prisoners of conscience

, Index number: MDE 13/120/2006

Sh'ia cleric Ayatollah Sayed Hossein Kazemeyni Boroujerdi was arrested at his home in Tehran on 8 October, along with an unknown number, possibly around 300, of his followers. The arrests took place during violent clashes with security forces. It is believed that those arrested are detained in Evin Prison in Tehran.

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