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Iran: Supporters of Akbar Ganji arrested including bloggers

Akbar Ganji
From the Committee to Protect Bloggers:

Some of the young people who had gone to Milad Hospital (on 25 July) following a call by bloggers to show support for Akbar Ganji have been detained by the Law Enforcement Force and plainclothesmen and taken to an unknown location. Based on a report received by Emrouz website, 48 hours after they were detained, their families’ efforts to obtain information about them have proved futile.Some of the detainees were bloggers and young activists who were involved in the youths’ section (known as) Nasim) of Dr (Mostafa) Mo'in's election headquarters.
Source: Emrouz website, Tehran, in Persian 0938 gmt 27 Jul 05


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