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Further Information: Iran: Jailed filmmaker needs urgent medical care: Keywan Karimi

, Index number: MDE 13/5557/2017

Jailed Iranian filmmaker Keywan Karimi is in urgent need of specialized medical care. After multiple episodes of coughing up blood, doctors at Tehran’s Evin prison have said that he has bronchitis and a lung infection, and needs immediate medical treatment outside prison. Despite this, prison authorities have refused to transfer him to hospital.

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