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About Ahmad Batebi
Ahmad Batebi (Persian: احمد باطبی) (born July 25, 1977 in Shiraz, Iran) is a human rights activist. During his studies at the University of Tehran he gained international fame for his appearance on the July 17, 1999 cover of The Economist magazine, holding up a shirt splattered with the blood of a fellow protester. The photo, which has been called "an icon for Iran's student reform movement", was taken during the Iranian Student Protests in July 1999 in Tehran. Following its publishing, Batebi was arrested, tried in closed-door proceedings, found guilty of "creating street unrest", and sentenced to death. This was reduced to 15 years after domestic and international outcry. Less well-known are persistent reports of torture and ill-treatment of Batebi in prison, and his resulting poor physical and mental health. While temporarily released from prison to receive medical attention, Batebi was assisted by the KDPI, to flee Iran for Iraq. He finally entered the United States on June 24, 2008 on Humanitarian Parole. He was then granted asylum status by the United States government.

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20. Mashallah Shamsolva 50
21. Ahmad Batebi 37

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213. Silvio Luiz 41
214. Ekrem Dumanli 39
215. Hasmet Babaoglu 39
216. Reha Muhtar 38
217. Ahmad Batebi 37
218. Erman Toroğlu 37
219. Paul Belien 37
220. Hıncal Uluç 37
221. Nayla Tueni 37

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