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Dad: Son Killed in Iran Prison

(Human Rights Activists News Agency)
The father of a 24-year-old Iranian arrested during an election demonstration claims his son, seen left, was killed in Evin prison, according to a report on the Human Rights Activists News Agency's Persian Website.

Ali Javadi says his son, Amir Javadi Langroudi, was injured by the Basiji militia during a July 18 demonstration. According to Javadi, his son was taken to Evin prison after recovering from his injuries in the hospital. Some time after the transfer, Javadi says he was called by prison officials and told to come pick up his son's body.

In a letter, Javadi says: "My son who had just lost his mother was far from the political currents and only was in love with his country."