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Iran: Imprisoned Dissident Dies

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Expand Rajai Shahr Prison, Karaj, Iran. © 2004 Private (Beirut) – Iranian authorities should immediately carry out an independent and impartial investigation into the death of an imprisoned activist on a hunger strike, Human Rights Watch said today. Anyone found responsible for wrongdoing in the death of Vahid Sayadi Nasiri should be held accountable. Iranian authorities have systematically failed to conduct transparent investigations into at least prior four deaths in custody during 2018. On December 13, the authorities informed Sayadi Nasiri’s family that he had died in a hospital in Qom.…

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