Mohammad Ghaznavian, Children and Women’s Rights Activist Arrested Again

Friday 9 April 2010

Change for Equality: Mohammad Ghaznavian, children and women’s rights activist was detained once again when he was not able to post a higher bail amount.

According to reports published by HERANA (Human Rights News Agency) Mohammad Ghaznavian a children and women’s rights activist who had been arrested on February 8, 2010 and had been released on a 20 million Toman bail order (roughly $20,000) was arrested at the Revolutionary Courts, as he was following up his case along with his lawyer, Mahnaz Parakand.

The courts informed him that his bail order had been increased to 100 Million Tomans (roughly $100,000). Unable to post the increased bail amount, he was arrested by authorities and transferred to Choubin prison in Qazvin.

Mohammad Ghaznavian, is an activist and researcher working on children’s rights and women’s rights. He is based in the city of Qazvin.


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