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Iraq: Detainees held incommunicado risk torture

, Index number: MDE 14/032/2009

Thirty-six Iranian men who were arrested from Camp Ashraf in July have been transferred from a police station to a military airbase in Baghdad. Fears for their safety remain as they are now detained incommunicado and are at risk of torture or other ill-treatment. By continuing to detain them the Iraqi authorities are contravening a judicial order calling for their release.

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