Iran releases Iranian activist Arash Sadeghi after more than 100 days in detention for protests

Iranian civil and political activist Arash Sadeghiwho was arrested during the protests that began last September in Iranit was released this Saturday on bail after more than a hundred days in prison.

His lawyer, Ramin Safarnia, reported his release on bail in a message posted on his Twitter account, without further details.

The political activist, who has previously been imprisoned on several occasions for political issues, suffers from chondrosarcoma and his family had repeatedly expressed concern about his serious physical condition in prison.

The activist’s father, Hosein Sadeghi, in a message posted on his Twitter account, said that Arash was “temporarily” released of prison after 104 days of detention and under a bail of 9,000 million riyals (18,750 euros on the free market).

Iran lives protests since the death on September 16 Mahsa Amini after being arrested by the Morality Police for not wearing the veil correctly, but they have evolved and now the protesters are calling for the end of the Islamic Republic founded by Ayatollah Ruholá Khomeini in 1979.

At least 2,000 people have been accused by the Iranian Justice of various crimes for their participation in the mobilizations and 4 people were executed by hanging.

According to various NGOs, more than 450 people have died in recent months in Iran in different protest demonstrations, which have been forcefully repressed by the police.

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