Faran Hessami gets 3-day leave

HRANA News Agency – Faran Hessami, who is serving a four-year sentence for educational activities with the Bahai Open University (BIHE), has been granted a 3-day furlough.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), she began serving her sentence on July 15, 2012.

Her husband Kamran Rahimiyan is also serving a four-year sentence for educational activities, in Raja’i Shahr prison. The couple have a son, Artin, who is now four years old.

On September 10, 2014, it was reported that the brothers Kamran and Kayvan Rahimiyan and Faran Hessami had been refused prison furlough unless they recant their Bahai beliefs and promise not to teach students at the Open University.

The report does not state that this condition has been rescinded.

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