Iranian political prisoner pressured "to make false confession"
radio Zamaneh via payvand

Vahid Talayi, a member of Mir Hossein Mousavi's election campaign, is reportedly being pressured by his interrogators to confess that he has ties to the People's Mojahedin Organization, the dissident exile group that the Islamic Republic views as a terrorist group and an archenemy.

Kaleme reports that in a letter to Tehran prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi, Talayi has denied any such links to PMOI.

He adds that although his bail of $500,000 has been posted, he has not been released by prison authorities. He adds that his interrogators demanded and received a further $100,000 but they still prevented his release.

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