Omid Memarian

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Iranian envoy wounds 'confirmed'

The head of the International Red Cross in Tehran says he saw wounds on an Iranian diplomat who has alleged that US forces in Iraq tortured him.
Peter Stoeker said there were marks on Jalal Sharafi's feet, legs, back and nose but he was unable to say if they were the result of torture.
Iranian media quoted Mr Sharafi saying the CIA tortured him "day and night".
Mr Sharafi was abducted in Iraq in February and released last week. The US denies any involvement in the case. (
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