Narges Mohammadi was released from Zanjan prisonPublished by Ali on October 9, 2020
International Liberty Association: On Wednesday, 7 October Narges Mohammadi, spokeswoman and vice president of the Defenders of Human Rights Center, was released from prison in Zanjan after serving her prison sentence. Ms. Mohammadi has been in Evin and Zanjan prisons since 25 April 2015.
According to human rights activists, on the evening of Wednesday, 7 October 2020, Narges Mohammadi, spokeswoman and vice president of the Defenders of Human Rights Association, was released from Zanjan Prison.
Sadeghi Niaraki, the Chief Justice of Zanjan Province, said: “The sentence of this person was reduced and she was released from prison using the recently approving law on the reduction of imprisonment sentences.”
He added: “Narges Mohammadi was sentenced to ten years in prison, which was reduced to eight and a half years by using the law to reduce the prison sentence along with the court’s permission; she was released from prison after serving eight and a half years.”
ILA had previusly reported that, Narges Mohammadi’s two children posted a video message in cyberspace, announcing that the prison guards have not allowed their mother to talk to them on the phone for 11 months.