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2006 Thursday 28 December

Kianoosh Sanjari finally released

Iran Press News: Esteemed activist and blogger Kianoosh Sanjari was finally released from Evin prison on $1200 bail after 80 days imprisonment.

Sanjari who was re-arrested on October 7th during the unrest around the house of Ayatollah Kazemeini-Boroujerdi had gone to produce a report; he was then detained with hundreds of others and confined in the infamous ward 209 of Evin prison. The 23-year-old, who was first arrested at age 15, has been re-arrested many times for various illegal reasons and held for periods of time under severe torture.

Sanjari lives with his ailing mother and his younger brother.

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