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Iran: Imprisoned Iranian journalist on hunger strike: Hengameh Shahidi

Index Number: MDE 13/6039/2017

Iranian journalist Hengameh Shahidi is in a critical condition in Tehran’s Evin prison. She has been on hunger strike for 29 days in protest at her arrest on 9 March. She has a heart condition and is refusing her medication. She is being held in solitary confinement and has been denied access to a lawyer.

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