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Masoud Bastani Returned to Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: 6th July, 2015
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Mahsa Amrabadi

HRANA News Agency – Masoud Bastani, imprisoned journalist, went back to Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, at the end of his leave, as it was not extended by the prosecutor’s office.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), this imprisoned journalist’s sentence of six years imprisonment has already ended and currently his absence because of being on leave has prevented him from being released.

Masood Bastani is a reformist journalist, who is in prison for his press activities. He was arrested in July 2009, and was sentenced to 6 years imprisonment in a public show trial. Mr. Bastani was exiled to Rajai Shahr prison, since last January.

It is to say that, his wife, Mahsa Amrabadi, also is a prominent Iranian journalist who has been arrested several times, due to her press activities.

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