Sunday, May 7, 2017

IRAN: Azizi Mirmahaleh, Hamid Ahmadi, Keyan Karimi, SallarShadizadi - GOOD NEWS

 Azizi Mirmahaleh was granted permission to stay in Canada. She feared violent treatment on behalf of the Iranian government if deported due to her involvement in an opposition party.

Hamid Ahmadi:  Iranian authorities informed Ahmadi's family that they have decided to drop plans for execution.

Keywan Karimi:  Iranian filmmaker Keywan Karimi was released from Tehran’s Evin prison on 19 April 2017. He had been imprisoned since 23 November 2016. Keywan Karimi was a prisoner of conscience. 

Salar Shadizadi, one of the juvenile offenders on death row on whom Amnesty International has campaigned since July 2015, has been released!