Monday, 23 September 2013

Update: Hamid Ghasemi-Shall Freed

The record for Hamid Ghasemi-Shall was updated.

Status: Freed
Prison: Evin
Iranian-Canadian who was arrested in May 2008 after returning to Iran from Canada to visit his elderly mother and was detained on suspicion of gathering information for the Iranian militant group Mujahideen e-Khalq (MEK). Sentenced to execution for spying 31Mar 2010: Listed as Evin 240 inmate 10 May 2011: Listed as Evin 350 inmate 14 Apr 2012: Death sentence sent to the Enforcement Unit 09 Apr 2013: Listed as Evin 350 inmate 23 Sep 2013: Freed after death sentence was commuted to 5 years.

Sentence: 5 years

Location/Home Town: Canada
Faith or Ethnicity: 
Occupation or Activity: Unknown

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