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

(UA 239/09) Good News! Iranian Human Rights Defender Released

April 14, 2011

Iranian human rights defender Ali Bakas was released from Evin Prison on 29 June 2010 after being acquitted of all charges…

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Iranian human rights defender Ali Bakas was released from Evin Prison on 29 June 2010 after being acquitted of all charges on appeal. He had previously been sentenced to seven years imprisonment and was a prisoner of conscience.

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