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Iran: Further information on Prisoner of conscience/ Medical concern: Emadeddin Baghi (m)

, Index number: MDE 13/164/2008

Journalist and human rights defender, Emadeddin Baghi, was released on 5 October 2008, three days before completing the one year sentence he was serving. He had been granted temporary leave on 15 September on medical grounds in order to seek treatment for a back problem. Following a request by his doctor, Emadeddin Baghi's leave was extended until 5 October, when he also learned that he had been released.

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