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Khamenei critic faces 'imminent death' in Iran prison

Relentless pleas from international rights groups and members of the Iranian civil society for the release of outspoken journalist Mohammad Nourizad continue to remain unheeded by Iranian authorities.  
Mohammad Nourizad

Reporters Without Borders, the Paris-based advocacy organization, joined a growing chorus of Iranians to urge the release of veteran journalist and documentary filmmaker Mohammad Nourizad.

"He is ailing and deprived from the right to treatment. His life is in danger," read a post on the organization’s official Persian Twitter account. The statement accused Iranian authorities of "arbitrarily" imprisoning the 68-year-old activist following an "unfair" trial.     

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