Middle East

Iranian dissident freed on health grounds

File - Iranian dissident Mehdi Khazali, poses for a picture in this August 28, 2012, who has been freed on health grounds after going on hunger strike while he was serving a six-year prison sentence for acts against national security and spreading propaganda against the regime. AFP PHOTO/ETEMAD NEWSPAPER/MARYAM MAJD

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on July 15, 2014, on page 9.




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