UK-Iranian man in 'prolonged solitary confinement' in Iran: Amnesty

Rights groups Amnesty International has called for the unconditional release of a British-Iranian man who they said was being held in solitary confinement in Iran, as new details emerged about his case. The London-based NGO said labour rights activist Mehran Raoof was being “arbitrarily detained” in Tehran’s Evin prison, where fellow dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was held for several years. “He is being held in prolonged solitary confinement, in violation of the absolute prohibition of torture and other ill-treatment,” it said, noting agents from Iran’s Revolutionary Guards arrested …

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