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10/06/14

Jailed Iranian Journalist Ahmadi Amouyi completes sentence

Source: Radio Zamaneh

Bahman Ahmadi Amouyi, a jailed Iranian journalist, has been released after serving out his sentence. Jila Bani Yaghoub, a prominent Iranian journalist and Ahmadi Amouyi's wife, reported that Ahmadi Amouyi was released on Staurday October 4 with two days of delay.


Bahman Ahmadi Amouyi embraces his wife Jila Bani Yaghoub

Ahmadi Amouyi was arrested in the aftermath of the 2009 election protests in Iran and charged with acting against national security and propaganda against the regime for publishing articles in newspapers and on his own personal website.

Bani Yaghoub reports that the articles were critical of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's economic policies.


Bahman Ahmadi Amouyi went on several hunger strikes as he served his sentence in Evin Prison and Rejai Shahr Prison to protest against the mistreatment of prisoners by prison authorities.

Tags: Bahman Ahmadi Amouyi, Iranian jailed journalists,

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