Iranian journalist loses eye 'after cancer was left untreated in jail'

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Activists say Alireza Rajaee was given only painkillers for sinus cancer that has also claimed part of his face

A prominent Iranian journalist has lost an eye and part of his face due to a sinus cancer that activists say was left untreated while he was kept in jail.

Alireza Rajaee, a former political editor of a number of banned Iranian reformist newspapers, spent four years in prison after being convicted of “acting against the national security” and “propaganda against the state” – vague charges used against dozens of journalists in recent years.

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