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Iranian prisoner of conscience and human rights defender Saeed Shirzad ended his 39-day hunger strike on 14 January after the authorities at Karaj’s Raja’i Shahr Prison made an oral promise to address his grievances about the inhumane treatment of political prisoners in the prison. He is now in need of specialized medical care.
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On June 26th, the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Amnesty International activists in cities across the country are standing in solidarity against domestic and international tort...