Iranian human rights lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani released from jail

Prominent lawyer was granted conditional release after serving more than seven years

Prominent Iranian human rights lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani has been released from prison after spending more than seven years behind bars, the official IRNA news agency reported.

“The authorities agreed yesterday to my client’s conditional parole and he was released today,” Soltani’s lawyer Saeed Dehghan said on Wednesday, according to IRNA.

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Source: theguardian