August 30, 2006 - A prominent Iranian writer and scholar, Ramin Jahanbegloo, was today released from prison in Tehran, an official from Iran's Prison Organization says.
Jahanbegloo was arrested in late April on espionage charges.
Several human rights groups had condemned his detention and called for his release.
The EU and Canada had also expressed concern over his fate.
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