Sunday, 23 June 2013

Prisoner info for Zhila Bani-Yaghoub updated

The record for Zhila Bani-Yaghoub was updated.

Status: Temp/Medical leave
Prison: Evin
Journalist-editor in charge of the Iranian Women's Center website - Received several international prizes such as Courage in Journalism Award, Freedom of Speech Award and the Best Blogger Prize of the Reporters without Borders. Wife of Bahman Ahmadi-Amouei 20 Jun 2009: Arrested 25 Jun 2009: Is in Evin 209 19 Aug 2009: Released from Evin on bail of approximately US$128,000. Source: Amnesty International 09 Jun 2010: Sentenced to 1 year in prison and 30 years ban on journalism 26 Oct 2010: Sentence upheld by appeals 9 Apr 2011: Tried for the 4th time on the same charges - writing 2 articles critical of the regime 21 Aug 2012: Summoned to serve her sentence 02 Sep 2012: Back to Evin prison 31 Oct 2012: Launches hunger strike to protest against officiers who abused prisoners during physical inspection 01 Nov 2012: Signs letter of protest 05 Nov 2012: Stops hunger strike 15 Dec 2012: Allowed to visit her husband 20 Mar 2013: Reported released on furlough for Norooz clemency 09 Apr 2013: Listed as Evin 350 inmate 18 Jun 2013: Transferred to Evin clinic then to hospital further to an object falling on her headn then back to Evin after one night

Sentence: 1 year prison + 30 years ban journalisù

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Occupation or Activity: Journalist, Human Rights Activist

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