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Iran Probes Photojournalist's Death

July 2, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- Iran's Supreme Court is reviewing for a second day the case of Iranian-Canadian photojournalist Zahra Kazemi, who died while in Iranian custody in 2003, Radio Farda reported.

A memorial for Zahra Kazemi

Lawyers for her family told Radio Farda that they have exposed flaws in the probe.

Kazemi was arrested while photographing a protest outside Evin prison in Tehran and died in detention, reportedly as a result of violence.

In 2005, the Iranian Judiciary acquitted an intelligence agent accused of the crime.

(with material from AFP)

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