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Two women jailed for participating in Berlin conference

TEHRAN, Iran, April 29, 2000 (AFP) - Two pro-reform Iranian intellectuals, both women, were imprisoned Saturday for participating in a controversial conference in Berlin, their families said.

Lawyer Mehranghiz Kar and Shahla Lahiji, the director of a publishing house, "were detained after appearing Saturday morning before the revolutionary court," a member of Kar's family said.