Saturday, March 18, 2006

Akbar Ganji released!

Norm's blog reports,

'It is good news for us at the beginning of the new Iranian year,' says an email I received from Iran this morning. Akbar Ganji, a journalist and dissident who has been in Evin Prison since April 2000, and spent 80 days on hunger strike last year, has been freed. There are pictures here; and see this report and profile from the BBC:

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