Human Rights Defender Released on Bail in Iran (UA 193/09)

Victory
July 30, 2009

Human Rights Defender Released on Bail in Iran (UA 193/09)

Human rights defender Shadi Sadr was released on bail on July 28 after being abducted on July 17 in Tehran by men believed to be security officials. It is not known what she has been charged with, but she is believed to have been arrested in connection with her human rights activities after the disputed presidential election. A lawyer and a journalist, Shadi Sadr was released after 11 days in custody on bail of 50 million toumans (US$54,000).