(UA 347/09) Great News! Human Rights Defender Released in Iran

Victory
September 14, 2010

(UA 347/09) Great News! Human Rights Defender Released in Iran

Iranian journalist and human rights defender Shiva Nazar Ahari was released on bail on 13 September. Her colleague, Kouhyar Goudarzi, remains in prison, currently serving a one-year prison sentence subject to an appeal. He is a prisoner of conscience, held solely for the peaceful exercise of his rights to freedom of expression and association.