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Pressure on political prisoners to force confessions intensifies

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Father of political prisoner Pezhman Zafarmand said his son, who is still in solitary confinement at Ward 240 of Evin Prison, is being subjected to psychological pressure to extract a false confession. Akbar Amini, also in solitary confinement, is facing the same situation. Amini was arrested several days prior to the recent presidential election. Zafarmand was arrested several days after the election.

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  • Published: 56 days ago on Wednesday, 21 August 2013
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: August 21, 2013 @ 12:00 pm
  • Filed Under: Human Rights
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    • http://www.rahesabz.net/story/74428/

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