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Video: Protesters were beaten up in a rally demanding freedom of prisoner of conscience Mohammad Ali Taheri in Tehran, Iran

Iran: 24 October 2016

Recent reports indicate that a number of demonstrators were beaten up and arrested in the protest rally demanding freedom of prisoner of conscience

Mohammad Ali Taheri which took place on October 21, 2016, outside the Baghiyatollah Hospital in Tehran.

Security forces raided the protest rally and injured and arrested many including a number of women. At least 15 people were arrested.

According to eyewitnesses, security forces hit a woman on the head with batons, causing her to pass out, and arrested her child.

 

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My background is in the visual arts, particularly in photojournalism. I have had the opportunity to cover scores of international artistic and news events in the US and across Europe since the mid-1980s. I was active in television newsrooms and production as a graphic designer and producer for more than 12 years in different television and news outfits in Europe.
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