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Human rights defender Arash Keykhosravi released on bail

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Released on Bail
About the situation

On 25 December 2021, human rights defender Arash Keykhosravi was released on eight billion IRR bail after spending more than four months under arbitrary detention in Evin prison, in Tehran.

About Arash Keykhosravi

Arash Keykhosravi is a human rights defender, and attorney at law who has represented many human rights defenders including the environmental rights defenders. On August 2018, he had been sentenced to a six-year- prison term, which was subsequently overturned by the Branch 34 of the court of appeals on January 2020.

6 January 2022
Human rights defender Arash Keykhosravi released on bail

On 25 December 2021, human rights defender Arash Keykhosravi was released on eight billion IRR bail after spending more than four months under arbitrary detention in Evin prison, in Tehran.

On 14 August 2021, Iranian authorities arbitrarily arrested a group of seven human rights defenders, including Arash Keykhosravi, four other lawyers and one journalist, as they were preparing to file a complaint against the country’s National Task Force Against Coronavirus, the Minister of Health and other officials responsible for the mismanagement of the COVID-19 crisis.