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Iran: Further information: Detained rights defender facing trial

, Index number: MDE 13/057/2010

Shiva Nazar Ahari, a female journalist, blogger and member of the Iranian organization, the Committee of Human Rights Reporters (CHRR), is due to be tried on 23 May 2010, on charges which could carry the death penalty. A male CHRR member, Kouhyar Goudarzi, is still detained without charge. Both are prisoners of conscience, held solely for the peaceful exercise of their rights to freedom of expression and association.

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