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Iran: Death penalty / flogging / torture / unfair trial

, Index number: MDE 13/026/1996

Hedayatollah Zendehdel, businessman (photo, standing), Abolghasem Majd-Abkahi, businessman, Alireza Yazdanshenas, former air force officer, Kurosh Nikakhtar, 28 years old, journalist: AI is gravely concerned at reports that, in two separate cases, the four men named above have been sentenced to death after Islamic Revolutionary Court trials in Tehran. Kurosh Nikakhta was arrested in connection with an incident in which shots were fired at President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. The others were charged with gathering classified military information during the Iran-Iraq war and passing in to foreign countries.

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