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Amnesty International

Iran: Case sheet: Sayed Ziaoddin (Zia) Nabavi

Amnesty International
May 2, 2010

Index Number: MDE 13/041/2010

Zia Nabavi, aged about 27, is a member of the Council to Defend the Right to Education. He was sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment. He is a prisoner of conscience, held solely for the peaceful exercise of his rights to freedom of expression and association and because he is a relative of members of the banned People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran. In this case sheet Amnesty International calls for Sayed Ziaoddin Nabavi to be released immediately and unconditionally and for a thorough investigation into reports that he was beaten during interrogation.