Monday, 19 January 2015

Update: Mehrdad Sarjooei Freed

The record for Mehrdad Sarjooei was updated.

Status: Freed
Prison: n/a
Working for Iran News Tehran Times English newspaper published in Tehran. Active in the struggle for the release of his colleagues and other political prisoners - Webmaster of Center of Strategic Researches Jun 2011: Arrested at home and sent to Evin 209 solitary 28 Dec 2011: Still in limbo 17 Feb 2012: Sentenced to 10 years in prison. Transferred from Evin 209 to Evin 350 Apr 2012: Released on bail pending appeal 01 Aug 2012: Appeals court sentenced Mr Sarjooei to 3 years in prison plus 7 years suspended sentence 07 Dec 2012: Returned to Evin prison to serve his sentence 09 Apr 2013: Listed as Evin 350 inmate Aug 14: Transferred to Evin 7 11 Jan 15: Sends a letter to Ban Ki Moon 13 Jan 15: Freed at the end of his sentence

Sentence: 3 yrs + 7 yrs suspended

Location/Home Town: Tehran
Faith or Ethnicity: 
Occupation or Activity: Journalist,Civic Activist

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