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  • Activists' Parents Accuse Tehran of Torturing Their Sons

    07/27/2007 7:14:07 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 7 replies · 475+ views
    Guardian Unlimited ^ | July 26, 2007
    Activists' Parents Accuse Tehran of Torturing Their Sons July 26, 2007 Guardian Unlimited Robert Tait in Tehran Fears that Iran is systematically mistreating political prisoners and dissidents have been further fuelled after the parents of three detained student activists claimed their sons had been tortured. In a letter to the country's judiciary chief, Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, the parents alleged that the students have suffered a catalogue of physical and psychological abuses since being incarcerated in Tehran's Evin prison in May. The students - Majid Tavakoli, Ahmad Ghasaban and Ehsan Mansouri - were among eight from Amir Kabir University arrested...