Journalist Sasan Aghaei and women’s rights activist Somayeh Farid were released from prison on Sunday March 28, 2010.
RAHANA- Somayeh Farid, women’s rights activist and a member of Iran Alumni Organization (Advar-e Tahkim Vahdat) was released from Evin prison on $ 60,000 bail. She was supposed to be released on March 21; however, the Revolutionary Court had delayed her release announcing the judge was on leave until March 27. Somayeh Farid was arrested prior to Iranian new year (before March 20) in front of Evin prison while following up the case of her detained husband.
Moreover, Sasan Aghaei, journalist and blogger arrested in mid-November 2009 was released on Sunday March 28 after more than 120 days of detention.