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Iran: Release Saeed Hosseinzadeh (UA 56/16)
Civil society activist and prisoner of conscience Saeed Hosseinzadeh was forced to interrupt his treatment and return to Tehran’s Evin Prison on 11 July after the Office of the Prosecutor refused to extend his medical leave despite doctors’ advice. He has serious medical conditions and has since launched a hunger strike in protest.
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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