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4 Activists Transferred to Women’s Ward of Evin Prison

Posted on: 28th June, 2017
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Mahsa Raj`ati

HRANA News Agency – Tahereh Riyahi, Masoumeh Zia, Mahsa Raj`ati, and Mehrak Karimpoor are four civil rights activists who were mainly active in the field of news coverage, and were arrested in late December and early January. They were transferred to general female ward after more than two months, from solitary confinement of ward 209.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mahsa Ra`ati, 36, was arrested on January 2, Tahereh Riyahi, 35, journalist and editor of Borna press was arrested on January 4, Masoumeh (Pegah) Zia, 39, was arrested on January 4 and Mehrak Karimpoor Andalibi, 24, was arrested on December 27. They all have been transferred to female ward in Evin prison, on March 12th.

These four citizens, who are charged with propaganda against the regime, by prosecutor during interrogations and court hearing, have spent the majority of their time in solitary confinements of ward 209.

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