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Iran: Further information on UA 317/88 and follow up – Fear of Execution

, Index number: MDE 13/027/1988

Amnesty International has received further names of political prisoners, who are reported to be in imminent danger of execution. They were arrested in 1980 or 1981 and many may be prisoners of conscience convicted of distributing leaflets or of disturbing the peace at political rallies. All were supporters/sympathizers of the banned People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran, sentenced to prison terms ranging from six months to six years. The further names reported are: Ali Akbar Salehi, Hossein Kafashian, Ahmad Razaghi Hassan Razavi, Karim Khodayari, Javad Taheri Kadr-Khoda, Bahman Moussapour, Ali Reza Salari, Mohammad Mehrabi, Nusrati (three brothers – surname only), Sadegh Fariden, Bahman Azimi, Asghar Afshar, Mohammed Ahmad, Anoush Ebrahimi, Abdullah Daroudian, Ghassem Gha’imi, Hossein Mohammad-Khah, Ardeshir Kalantari.

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