Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Update: Farah Vazehan (Elmira) Freed

The record for Farah Vazehan (Elmira) was updated.

Status: Freed
Prison: n/a
Former ex-pat who returned to Iran to visit daughter suffering a cancer. Suffers from heart condition 29 Dec 2009: Arrested at home and sent to Evin 209 (Ashura detainee) 04 Aug 2010: Sentenced to execution for MKO membership Earlier death sentence revoked, 04 Aug 2010: Sentenced to 15 years 09 Sept 2010: Sent to Modarres hospital after heart attack 07 Dec 2010: Transferred to Methadone ward 20 Jan 2011: Supreme Court overturns death sentence and sends file back to lower court 02 Mar 2011: Sentenced to 17 years in exile at Rejaei Shahr 10 May 2011: Is in methadone ward Jul 2011: Suffering severe health problems 23 Aug 2011: Reported taken to hospital and then returned to prison 09 Nov 2011: On medical leave to receive medical treatment for her cancer 15 Feb 2012: Listed as inmate in Evin women's ward 05 Oct 2012: Begins a hunger strike 15 Oct 2012: Stops her hunger strike 18 Sep 2013: Conditionally freed

Sentence: 15 years

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