Maryam Bahreman sentenced to 8 month suspended imprisonment

HRANA News Agency –  Maryam Bahreman bloger and women activists was sentenced to 8 month suspended imprisonment.
According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Maryam Bahreman, blogger, women’s rights activist, and member of the One Million Signatures Campaign, was sentenced to 8 month suspended imprisonment.
Maryam Bahreman, who has a blog by the name of Yek Varaghe Pareh Digar (another torn sheet of paper). was arrested May 2nd at her home in Shiraz by several Iranian security agents. After searching her home for three hours and confiscating her personal belongings, the security agents arrested her under the charge of, “Acting against national security.”
She was first taken to the Shiraz Intelligence detention center and spent 55 days in solitary confinement. On July 4th, she was transferred to Shiraz prison’s women’s ward. She was held in a cell with one other prisoner, separated from the other prisoners. In August she was transferred to ward 209 of Evin prison before being transferred back to Shiraz prison a few days before her release.
Bahreman was released from Shiraz prison on a 250 thousand [USD] bail on Thursday, September 15, 2011. She had spent 126 days behind bars.

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