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Iran: Further Information: Jailed Academic Needs Urgent Medical Care: Ahmadreza Djalali

, Index number: MDE 13/0359/2019

Iranian-Swedish academic Ahmadreza Djalali needs urgent specialized medical care unavailable inside prison. The Iranian authorities previously conditioned his transfer to a hospital outside of prison on being shackled, which would amount to degrading treatment. He was sentenced to death after a grossly unfair trial, which used “confessions” Ahmadreza Djalali has said were obtained under torture.