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Iran: Investigate Suspicious Deaths in Detention, Release Activists

Expand © Ramin Seyed Emami (Kingraam) © Ramin Seyed Emami (Kingraam) (Beirut) – A third suspicious death in Iranian prisons since early January 2018 underscores the need for an immediate independent inquiry, Human Rights Watch said today. On February 10, the family of a well-known Iranian environmentalist, Dr. Kavous Seyed Emami, who had been in detention for two weeks on bogus charges, reported that he had died under unknown circumstances. On January 24 and 25, security forces reportedly arrested seven environmental activists on January 24 and 25, including Seyed Emami, a well-known Iranian-Canadian…

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