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Iran: Release Abdolfattah Soltani (UA 142/16)
Prominent human rights lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani was returned to Tehran’s Evin Prison on 7 June after he went on prison leave following his mother’s death. He is a critically ill prisoner of conscience serving a 13-year prison sentence for his human rights work. He cannot receive the adequate medical care he needs inside prison.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Ashinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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