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Press Release
July 11, 2012

Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand has been on hunger strike since 26 May in protest at being denied permission to visit his sick son in hospital.

Amnesty in the News
July 7, 2012
Los Angeles Times

Recently, two men in a northeastern province were given rare death sentences for drinking, as part of the country's three-strikes law.

Press Release
June 27, 2012

Iran's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentences of two men found guilty of drinking alcohol for a third time.

Press Release
June 13, 2012

Iranian authorities must unconditionally release a founding member of the Center for Human Rights Defenders (CHRD), an organization co-founded by Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi.

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