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Iran: Prominent Labor Activist Rearrested

(Beirut) – Iranian authorities on January 20, 2019 arrested two activists who had alleged that authorities tortured them in detention, Human Rights Watch said today. The arrests of Ismael Bakhshi, a prominent labor rights activist, and Sepideh Gholian, a journalist and labor rights activist, came the day after Iranian state television broadcast confessions that they said they were forced to make in detention.  Expand Screen shot from Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) Channel 2 of likely coerced confession of Sepideh Gholian and  Esmael Bakhshi. © Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting…

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