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September 21, 2011
Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were arrested while hiking in the Iraq-Iran border area in 2009 and recently sentenced to eight years for "espionage".
September 15, 2011
Eleven prominent Eritrean politicians have been held incommunicado without charge for 10 years.
September 13, 2011
Human rights activists detained after pro-reform protests in Syria remain at great risk after nearly 100 recent deaths in custody.
September 12, 2011
Abdolfattah Soltani, one of Iran’s most prominent human rights lawyers, was arrested in Tehran on Saturday.

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