Saturday, July 09, 2005

European Union calls on Iran to release political prisoner, Akbar Ganji (08/07/05)
"The European Union has made urgent representations about Akbar Ganji, a political prisoner detained in Iran. He is believed to be seriously ill and reportedly in need of urgent medical attention. In view of his condition and the need for appropriate medical care, the European Union calls on the Iranian authorities to free him immediately on humanitarian grounds. The European Union has also made representations about Nasser Zarafshan, another political prisoner, who has reportedly now been released."


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