Zia Nabavi Sent to Furlough

HRANA News Agency – Zia Nabavi, student activist, was sent to a four-day leave from prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Zia Nabavi, starred student and spokesman for the Council to Defending the Right to Education, in the morning of Monday, 11th May, went on leave for four days from Semnan prison.

This student activist was arrested in the evening of 15th June 2009, along with a number of his friends and had been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment and 74 lashes, by the Islamic Revolutionary Court Branch 26, presided by Judge Pir Abassi. This sentence was changed to 10 years imprisonment in exile by the appeals court.

He was sent to exile in Karoon prison on October 2010 and recently was transferred to Semnan Prison.

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