Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Activist Kianoosh Sanjari temporarily released from prison

Iran Press News: Translation by Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzi
Tabriz News - Human Rights Service: Popular and diligent activist Kianoosh Sanjari has been temporarily released from prison after 111 days in ward 209 of the Evin Prison in Tehran. Sanjari, who was arrested on June 23rd, was released on Tuesday, Oct. 11th, following an $11200 bail. He has been charged with "action against the security of the nation" and "collaboration with Iranian opposition members."

Sanjari whose belongings, including his computer, mobile telephone, books, files, etc. were confiscated by the secret service agents, was not even permitted to be represented by a defense lawyer during his detention.