Baha’i Seven released

20 December 2018: All of the Baha’i Seven have been released (IRAN)

Seven Baha’i leaders were arrested in 2008 and accused of espionage, “propaganda against the regime” and other alleged crimes. They were sentenced to 20 years each, which was reduced to 10 in 2013. As of 20 December 2018, all seven were released.

HRWF had been closely following this case and campaigning for their release, which you can read here.


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July 31, 2019