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Journalist disappears in Tehran

(RSF/IFEX) - RSF is expressing deep concern over the disappearance of a
journalist in Tehran. According to RSF's information, Pirouz Davani, a
politician and editor-in-chief of the newspaper "Pirouz", disappeared at the
end of August. In its 28 November 1998 edition, the newspaper "Kar e
Karagar" reported rumours concerning his "execution".

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    His Excellency Mohammad Khatami
    President of the Islamic Republic of Iran
    Tehran, Iran
    Fax: +9821 64 66 415
    e-mail: [email protected]

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