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Prominent Iranian Human Rights Activist Detained

One of Iran's most prominent human rights activists, Narges Mohammadi, has been arrested by state security forces and detained in Tehran's Evin Prison, her husband said Wednesday. Mohammadi is close to Iranian Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi. Her activism includes promoting women's rights and campaigning to end the death penalty. Her husband, Taghi Rahmani, told The Associated Press that about 10 people showed up at Mohammadi's house early Tuesday morning to...

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