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Iran: Canadian-Iranian professor detained in Tehran: Dr Homa Hoodfar

Index Number: MDE 13/4257/2016

Canadian-Iranian citizen Dr Homa Hoodfar, a 65-year-old professor of anthropology, was arrested on 6 June following months of questioning by the Revolutionary Guards. She is being held in Tehran’s Evin Prison with no access to her family or lawyer, and likely in solitary confinement. She is a prisoner of conscience.

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