TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Prisoners of Conscience • Iran •

(UA 231/09) Journalist and Prisoner of Conscience Released on Bail

April 14, 2011

Hengameh Shahidi, a female journalist, was released on bail on 1 November after four months detained without trial in Iran’s…

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Hengameh Shahidi, a female journalist, was released on bail on 1 November after four months detained without trial in Iran’s capital, Tehran. She had been on hunger strike in protest at her detention for approximately six days before her release.

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