Monday, 19 January 2015

Update: Masoud Shamsnejad Freed

The record for Masoud Shamsnejad was updated.

Status: Freed
Prison: n/a
Professor at Azad and Payam-e-Noor Universities, lawyer of Habib Golparipour 09 May 2013: Arrested and transferred to Urmiah prison, Intel section 12 Jun 2013: Transferred to general ward then released on $330,000 bail 08 May 2014: Trial 19 May 2014: Sentenced to 4 months in prison 06 Sep 14: Sentenced confirmed by Appeals 25 Oct 14: Begins serving his sentence in Urmia, in workers' ward 09 Dec 14: Begins a hunger strike 12 Jan 15: Freed at the end of his sentence

Sentence: 4 months

Location/Home Town: Urmiah
Faith or Ethnicity: Kurd
Occupation or Activity: Professor/Teacher,Lawyer

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