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Iranian blogger on hunger strike in protest against continued detention

NewsReporters Without Borders (RSF) is very worried about Sakhi Righi, an Iranian blogger who has been held for the past nine years and who has been on hunger strike for 26 days in protest against his prison conditions and the prison administration’s refusal to grant him a parole. RSF reminds Iran of its obligations as regards the treatment of prisoners. Under Iranian law, convicted prisoners can be given a conditional release after completing a third of their sentence and Righi completed a third of his original 20-year senten

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