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Iran: Iranian Kurds forced to make TV ‘confession’: Houshmand Alipour and Mohammad Ostadghader

Index Number: MDE 13/9054/2018

Iranian Kurds Houshmand Alipour and Mohammad Ostadghader were arrested by security forces on 3 August and held incommunicado for weeks. They were shown on state television on 7 August making a forced “confession” incriminating themselves. They have had little access to their families and no access to lawyers of their choosing.

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