Relatives Of Detained Iranian Protesters 'Beaten By Police'
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Rights activist Kouhyar Goudarzi told Radio Farda the beatings took place in front of Police Station No. 148 on Enghelab Avenue, where rally was held, and in front of the Tehran Prosecutor's Office. The beatings were carried out during the night from February 14 to 15 and again on February 15.

Goudarzi, a journalist for the Committee of Human Rights Reporters, was himself released several weeks ago after spending a year in jail on charges of heresy, propaganda against the regime, and participating in illegal gatherings. He is a past winner of the John Aubuchon Freedom of the Press Award from the U.S. National Press Club.

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