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[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]

 

[Adapted from website:] HRANA - Human Rights Activists News Agency

[Date:] 3 Khordad 1401 [24 May 2022]

 

Baha’i Citizen Saeedeh Khozui (Saiedeh Khozouei) Released on Bail After 43 Days of Detention

On Tuesday, Baha’i citizen Saeedeh Khozui (Saiedeh Khozouei) was released on bail temporarily until the end of legal proceedings. She was held in Evin Prison for 43 days.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on Tuesday morning, Baha’i citizen Saeedeh Khozui (Saiedeh Khozouei) was released on a 2 billion tomans bail. She had been arrested on 11 April 2022.

Saeedeh Khozui (Saiedeh Khozouei) is the mother of Arsalan Yazdani who was also arrested in Tehran on 1 September 2021 and transferred to a detention center in Evin Prison. On 30 September 2021, security forces searched his house and confiscated some of Mr. Yazdani’s belongings including his laptop, other electronic devices and documents. Subsequently, Arsalan Yazdani was released on bail on 17 October 2021.