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Iran: Further Information on UA 317/88 – Iran: Fear of execution

, Index number: MDE 13/026/1988

Amnesty International has received the names of a further 30 political prisoners as being in imminent danger of execution. All were arrested in 1980 or 1981, and many are believed to be prisoners of conscience. Some were convicted of distributing leaflets, others of disturbing the peace at political rallies. Most were students, and supporters/sympathizers of the banned People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran, sentenced to prison terms ranging from six months to five years. The further names reported are: Amad Mashadi Ali Farzad, Nader Ali Aghai, Mehrdad Farzaneh, Davoud Shakeri, Homayoun Farrokh-Nikpoor, Ali Ghorbani, Hassan Tabbar-Zadeh, Ali Baghai, Homayoun Solati, Mahshid Razavi, Ghassem Javanshoja, Mahmoud Faraji, Zahrah Mirza’I, Mohammad Monfared, Hassan Mahboubi, Behrouz Mohammadi, Sayid Imami, Mohesen Ahmadi, Nader Lisani, Hassan Dalman, Morteza Pahlevan-Nejad, Hassan Tarkhorani, Hossain Shirazi, Mojtabah Yashmi’iy, Esmail Hossaini, Rezvani (no first name), Majid Mahdavi, Abdi Akbari Monfared, Mohesen Javanshoja, Sadegh Karimi.

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