Sen's daily

July 30, 2012

Three Tehran Bahais free on bail

PCED, July 30

A court in Evin Prison in Tehran has released three women who were among almost 20 Bahais arrested in early July in a wave of arrests in Tehran, Mashhad and Shiraz. Their names are Nasim Ashrafi, Shamis Mohajer and Zhinous Rahimi ( نسیم اشرفی، شمیس مهاجر و ژینوس رحیمی ). Bail was set at 1000 million rials each (66,500 euro, 816,000 US dollars). Seven of the Bahais who were arrested with them are still being held incommunicado in Tehran. Their names are `Adel Na`imi ( عادل نعیمی ) and his wife Elham Faramani ( الهام فراهانی ), Sarang Etehadi, Shahab Dehqani, Amir Maqami-Fard, Amir Mazidi and Shamim Na`imi ( سارنگ اتحادی، شهاب دهقانی، امیر مقامی فر، امیر مزیدی و شمیم نعیمی ). It is reported that they are in Evin prison, and that their detention was at the initiative of the Information Security Corps.

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