Iran: Further Information: Arbitrary arrests/fear of torture and ill treatment/prisoners of conscience
According to the Iran-based Advar News website, on 9 August, after respectively 37 and 34 days of detention, Mehdi Khoda’i and Salman Sima were released. They have not, as yet, been charged. Salman Sima was detained at Evin prison, in Tehran and was released on bail said to exceed an amount equivalent to US$ 60,000. It is not known whether Mehdi Khoda’i was required to post bail.