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Jailed for Exposing Iranian Government's Complicity in Murder

14 July 2005

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Imprisoned Iranian journalist and human rights activist Akbar Ganji is gravely ill and in need of immediate medical attention. Ganji suffers from an acute and worsening asthma condition and severe back pain. A vocal critic of the Iranian government, Ganji is being held incommunicado in solitary confinement in Tehran's Evin prison... Join Human Rights First in calling for the Iranian authorities to allow Akbar Ganji immediate access to urgently-needed medical care.

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