Iran: Further information on prisoner of conscience
Peace activist Ali Shakeri was released from Evin prison on 24 September 2007, on bail equivalent to approximately US$107,000. He returned home to California two days later. He has contacted Amnesty International to ask for his thanks to be passed on to the UA network. Haleh Esfandiari left Iran on 2 September. Kian Tajbakhsh was released on 19 September and has reportedly been reunited with family members in Iran. He is reportedly not allowed to leave Iran unless granted permission by a judge. Parnaz Azima had her passport returned on 4 September and left Iran on 18 September.