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Iran Death Penalty

Iran: UA 317/88 – Iran: Fear of Execution

Amnesty International has learned that 25 political prisoners are reported to be in imminent danger of execution. Most are already serving prison sentences, ranging from life to as little as two or three years in a number of cases. All are members or supporters of a banned leftist opposition group....
Iran Death Penalty

Iran: UA 315/88 – Iran: Fear of Execution

Amnesty International has learned that two members of the banned leftist opposition group, Ali Akbar Shalgoolney and Adel Talebi, are feared to be in imminent danger of execution in Iran. Both are serving life sentences in Evin Prison, Tehran, and are alleged to have been retried and sentenced to...
El Salvador Disappearances

El Salvador: “Disappearance”

Amnesty International is concerned at the reported unacknowledged detention of the five people named in this Urgent Action on 28 and 29 October 1988 and fears that they may have subsequently “disappeared”.
Iran Death Penalty

Iran: UA 299/88 – Iran: Death Penalty

Amnesty International has received a report that Hamzeh Mahjoub, held in Roodsar Prison, and Massoud Alla’I Khastou, held in Evin Prison in Tehran, are in imminent danger of execution. Massoud Alla’i Khastou was arrested in 1981, aged 17, and sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment reportedly for being...
Iran Death Penalty

Iran: UA 293/88 – Fear of Torture/Fear of Execution: Iran

Amnesty International is concerned by a report that it has received that a supporter of the Kurdish opposition group, Komola, is in prison in Saghez in north western Iran, that he may be suffering torture, and that he is at risk of execution. Fereidoun Faroughi was arrested at the end of September...