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Amnesty International

Iran’s 1988 Massacres: Authorities Violating Torture Prohibition Through Cruel Treatment of ٰٰٰVictims’ Families

Amnesty International
Amnesty International
June 26, 2019
Press Release

The Iranian authorities are systematically violating the absolute prohibition of torture and other ill-treatment by cruel practices targeting family members of the thousands of prisoners who were forcibly disappeared and extrajudicially executed in prisons across Iran in 1988, said Amnesty International on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.