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Iran: Businessman in long-term solitary confinement: Nizar Zakka

, Index number: MDE 13/4086/2016

Lebanese national and permanent US resident Nizar Zakka has been held in solitary confinement in Tehran’s Evin Prison since his arrest on 18 September 2015. He is due to go on trial on 6 June in Iran on national security-related charges. He was in Iran to speak at an international conference on the role of women in sustainable development.

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