Monday, 19 May 2014

Update: Akbar Azad Released (Suspended Sentence)

The record for Akbar Azad was updated.

Status: Released (Suspended Sentence)
Prison: n/a
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 18 May 2014: Released temporarily ]

Sentence: 6 months suspended for 5 years

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

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