Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Blogger goes on trial after 13 months in prison

Iran Press News: Translation by Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzi.
The regime-run news agency, ILNA, reports that after 13 months in prison, the trial of blogger, Afshin Zareyi will finally begin on April 24th, in branch 76 of the penal court of the province of Tehran. Nemat Ahmadi, Zareyi's attorney while announcing this news also confirmed that he would be present on the day to represent his client. Zareyi was finally released after 13 months, on bail set at $55000.