Fereshteh Ghazi

Fereshteh Ghazi

Blog: http://fereshteh.blogfa.com/
Location: Iran
33° 12' 40.0176" N, 52° 54' 36.5616" E
Status: Released
Arrested between 28 Oct 2004 and 07 Dec 2004

On 28 October, Fershteh Ghazi, who writes about women's issues and works for the daily "Etemad" ("Confidence"), was arrested by the Tehran morality squad. She was reportedly accused of "immoral behaviour", a charge that is often brought against political prisoners in Iran. (IFEX) Upon her release, Ms. Ghazi was taken directly to a hospital for treatment due to her poor physical and mental condition. During her forty-day imprisonment, Ms. Ghazi was denied legal counsel.

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