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Karroubi is Hospitalised

Mehdi Karroubi, a former candidate who has been under house arrest since opposing the result of the 2009 election, was hospitalised over the weekend. The 83-year-old had broken vertebrae after falling over at home. The home detention without charge for Karroubi and another former candidate, Mir-Hossein Mousavi, remains to sensitive issue for the Iranian government and has emerged already in campaigning.

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