Journalist and Azeri civil rights activist Sima Didar who was detained on Monday has been transferred to Tabriz Prison in order to serve her 6 month prison sentence.
She had been sentenced to prison for chanting in Turkish language while at school. According to the Human Rights House of Iran, she was also deprived of continuing her Masters education last year because of her civil rights and cultural activities. She had referred to the Saeb Tabrizi Detention Center in order to get back her educational documents and was detained at the location.
Didar and her husband had been sentenced to 6 month in prison for anti-regime propaganda last year.