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Iran: Whether a person accused of conversion to Christianity would be allowed to be released on bail before the trial

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 November 1998
Citation / Document Symbol IRN30465.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Iran: Whether a person accused of conversion to Christianity would be allowed to be released on bail before the trial, 1 November 1998, IRN30465.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ac0920.html [accessed 28 November 2014]
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The following information was provided during a 12 November 1998 telephone interview with the President of Iranian Christian International, a Christian organization that disseminate information on Christian in Iran and who is an advocacy group for Iranian refugees in the United States.

The President stated that he was aware of cases where the convert was released on bail before the trial.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum

Reference

President, Iranian Christian International. 12 November 1998. Telephone interview.

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