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Iran: Jailed trade unionist's health at risk: Reza Shahabi
7 November 2013

Iranian trade unionist Reza Shahabi, held in Tehran's Evin Prison, is in urgent need of medical care that he cannot obtain in prison. He is serving a six ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/043/2013

Iran: Lives of two death row inmates from Kurdish minority at ...
28 October 2013

Two death row prisoners from Iran's Kurdish minority are at imminent risk of being executed after the Iranian authorities carried out 20 death sentences ...

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Iran: Journalist brothers detained
24 October 2013

Brothers Khosro and Masoud Kordpour, both journalists and from Iran's Kurdish minority, were arrested in March 2013 and later charged with vaguely ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/042/2013

Iran: Jailed blogger denied adequate medical care ...
23 October 2013

Iranian blogger Mohammad Reza Pourshajari, also known by his pen name of Siamak Mehr, is in urgent need of medical care that he cannot obtain ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/041/2013

Amnesty International | Iran must halt execution of prisoner ...
16 October 2013

Iran must stop the execution of man who was found alive at a morgue a day after being hanged, Amnesty International urged today after authorities said ...

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Iran must halt execution of prisoner who 'survived hanging' ...
16 October 2013

Iranian authorities say prisoner will be hanged for a second time once his condition improves.

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Iran: Ahwazi Arab men at risk of imminent execution
4 October 2013

Ghazi Abbasi, a member of Iran's Ahwazi Arab minority has been transferred to solitary confinement sparking fears that his execution may be imminent ...

Urgent Action       MDE 13/040/2013

Amnesty International | Iran: Six Kurds may face execution ...
25 September 2013

The Iranian authorities must urgently halt the execution of six men on death row in Ghezel Hesar Prison near Tehran.

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Iran: A lesson in exclusion – Iran's harsh treatment of student ...
23 September 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 23 September 2013. AI Index: MDE 13/039/2013. A lesson in exclusion ...

Public Statement       MDE 13/039/2013

Amnesty International | Halt the execution of four Kurds on ...
20 September 2013

The Iranian authorities must urgently halt the execution of four Sunni Muslim men from Iran's Kurdish minority who could be executed within days, Amnesty ...

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