Washington 0
14 February 2019

The U.S. issued a statement noting that "this week marks the eight-year anniversary of the detention of 2009 Iranian presidential election candidates Mehdi Karroubi and Mir Hossein Mousavi, as well as Mousavi's wife and women's rights advocate Zahra Rahnavard". "We condemn the continued arbitrary detention of the 2009 election candidates, along with those hundreds of other individuals being held arbitrarily or without public trials across the country", the statement added. "We demand their immediate release and the release of all prisoners of conscience". 

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