Shiva Nazarahari

Shiva Nazarahari

Location: Teheran, Iran
35° 41' 46.3776" N, 51° 25' 22.602" E
Status: Released
Arrested between 20 Dec 2009 and 12 Sep 2010

Other arrests: Shiva was arrested first on 14 June, 2009 in Tehran. she was released on 23 September 2009 on $200,000 bail.

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A woman journalist, blogger and member of the Committee of Human Rights Reporters and other human rights groups, was arrested at her workplace on 14 June, 2009 in Tehran. The security forces had searched her house the previous night in her absence and confiscated some of her personal possessions. After spending 102 days in detention, she was released on 23 September 2009 on $200,000 bail. She spent 33 days of her detention in solitary confinement.

She was arrested for the second time on 20 December 2009, and has remained in prison without furlough and without any explanation from authorities about the reasons for her imprisonment. According to several news websites, Shiva was released on $500,000 bail on 12 September 2010  . She went to trial in handcuffs in early September and was accused of involvement with the organization, People's Mujahedin of Iran.

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