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[Adapted from website:] Baha’i World News Service

[Date:] 14 Khordad 1388 (4 June 2009)


Tehran: Latest news about Mr. Shahram Chinian Miandoab

Latest news from Iran:

According to recent news, Mr. Shahram Chinian Miandoab lives in the Village of Hassanabad around Tehran, not Miandoab. Mr. Chinian has been detained in Evin Prison since his arrest in Esfand (March). Officers informed a Baha’i who had visited Evin Prison to investigate Mr. Chinian’s condition that he had been detained on charges of “membership in the Baha’i sect,” “insulting the sacred institutions of Islam,” and “collaborating with counter-revolutionary groups.”