Shiva Nazarahari released on 3-day furlough

Committee of Human Rights Reporters – After spending 184 days behind bars, today ShivaNazarahari was granted a 3-day release on bail.

As reported by CHRR, Shiva Nazarahari was handed a 4-year prison sentence with 74 lashes on the charges of “moharebeh” (enmity with God), “propaganda against the regime,” and “illegal gathering.” She turned herself in at Evin prison to serve her sentence on September 8, 2012.

Shiva Nazarahari, imprisoned member of Committee of Human Rights Reporters was recently nominated by Reporters Without Frontiers for the 2013 Netizen of the Year, which has been awarded on March 12th every year to commemorate World Day Against Cyber-Censorship. Since 2008, this prize has been awarded to journalists, bloggers and other netizens for their distinguished contribution to the advancement of freedom of expression on the Internet.

On March 11, 2011, Shiva Nazarahari was awarded the Theodor Haecker prize for “courageous internet reporting on human rights violations”. The prize is named after Theodor Haecker, a philosopher, writer and anti-Nazi cultural critic.

Committee of Human Rights Reporters – After spending 184 days behind bars, today ShivaNazarahari was granted a 3-day release on bail.

As reported by CHRR, Shiva Nazarahari was handed a 4-year prison sentence with 74 lashes on the charges of “moharebeh” (enmity with God), “propaganda against the regime,” and “illegal gathering.” She turned herself in at Evin prison to serve her sentence on September 8, 2012.

Shiva Nazarahari, imprisoned member of Committee of Human Rights Reporters was recently nominated by Reporters Without Frontiers for the 2013 Netizen of the Year, which has been awarded on March 12th every year to commemorate World Day Against Cyber-Censorship. Since 2008, this prize has been awarded to journalists, bloggers and other netizens for their distinguished contribution to the advancement of freedom of expression on the Internet.

On March 11, 2011, Shiva Nazarahari was awarded the Theodor Haecker prize for “courageous internet reporting on human rights violations”. The prize is named after Theodor Haecker, a philosopher, writer and anti-Nazi cultural critic.

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Shiva Nazarahari released on 3-day furlough

Shiva Nazarahari

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