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Amnesty International

Iran: Case sheet: Hengameh Shahidi

Amnesty International
May 2, 2010

Index Number: MDE 13/040/2010

Hengameh Shahidi, aged about 35, is a journalist and political activist who is currently serving a six-year sentence in Evin Prison, Tehran. She is a prisoner of conscience. In this case sheet Amnesty International calls for Hengameh Shahidi to be released immediately and unconditionally and for a thorough investigation into her allegations of torture in detention.