Iran: Further information on prisoners of conscience
Dr Haleh Esfandiari was released on 21 August, on bail of three billion Rials (US$320,000). She is currently unable to leave Iran. Kian Tajbakhsh was arrested on 11 May and is believed to be held in Section 209 of Evin Prison. Parnaz Azima reportedly appeared before the Revolutionary Court's Public Prosecutor on 15 May and was ordered to post bail. Ali Shakeri was arrested on 8 May at one of Tehran's international airports as he was leaving for Europe. He is held in an unknown location by the Ministry of Intelligence.