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June 28, 2017

Four Bahais released on bail in Bandar Abbas

Maral and Mahnaz are greeted
Bahai News (Persian), June 14, 2017.

Maral Rasti (مارال راستی) and Mahnaz Jannethar-Pourmaradeyan (مهناز جانثار( پورمرادیان)) were released from the central prison of Bandar Abbas on June 14. Two days earlier, Mehran Afshar (مهران افشار), whose name was previously reported as Mehrollah Afshar (مهراله افشار), was also released on bail. They were among seven Bahais arrested in Bandar Abbas on April 18. Mr. Adib Haqqpazhouh (ادیب حق پژوه) was released on bail on June 12. He was arrested in Shiraz on April 17, and transferred to the Ministry of Intelligence detention facilities in Bandar Abbas on April 19. Adib and Mehran are greetedAll four were held for lengthy interrogations by the Ministry of Intelligence before being transferred to the central prison. The interrogations focused on charges such as “undermining national security” and “membership of Bahai organizations.” Bail in all four cases was 120 million tumans (35,000 euros ; $US 37,000).

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