Sunday, 23 February 2014

Update: Akbar Azad Arrested

The record for Akbar Azad was updated.



Status: Arrested
Prison: n/a
Notes:
Journalist for Varligh and Yarpagh - founding member of the Center for Culture and Language Previously arrested and detained several times 25 May 2010: Arrested at home by Intel. Held in Evin 7 Jul 2010: Moved to Tabriz prison, Intel. Dep. Nov 2010: Released on US$220,000 bail 27 Apr 2011: Trial in Tabriz 21 May 2011: Sentenced to 6 months suspended for 5 years 21 Feb 2014: Arrested in Tehran http://wp.me/p3qjFl-2nk

Sentence: 6 months suspended for 5 years

Location/Home Town: Tehran
Faith or Ethnicity: Azeri
Occupation or Activity: Journalist, Writer

Iran Prisoner List: http://hyperactivist.info/ipr.html