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Amnesty International

Iran: Case sheet: Ahmad Zeidabadi

Amnesty International
May 2, 2010

Index Number: MDE 13/042/2010

Ahmad Zeidabadi, a journalist for Roozonline, an online publication based in Belgium, and spokesperson for the Graduates’ Association, is serving a six-year prison sentence in Reja’i Shahr prison, near Tehran. He is a prisoner of conscience, held solely for the peaceful exercise of his rights to freedom of expression and association. In this case sheet Amnesty International calls for Ahmad Zeidabadi to be released immediately and unconditionally and for a thorough investigation into reports that he was tortured and otherwise ill-treated.