Thursday, June 11, 2015

Iran: Mahdieh Golrou, women's rights defender, released - NEWS

By Amnesty International, ,

Women’s rights defender Mahdieh Golrou was released from Tehran’s Evin Prison after three months detained for peaceful demonstrations. She was a prisoner of conscience. Mahdieh Golrou (also known as Mahdieh Golru), was released from section 2A of Evin Prison on 27 January 2015 on bail of seven billion Rials (US$241,000). She had been held without charge for three months, for taking part in a peaceful protest against violence against women in Iran.
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