Political Prisoner Zahra Jabbari Transferred to Amin-Abad Mental Hospital

20 , June , 2011

Zahra Jabbari who was serving her sentence in Evin Prison has been transferred to the Amin-Abad Mental Hosiptal.

According to the Human Rights House of Iran, Jabbari was in poor physical condition and was also having mental problems due to the pressure she endured in prison. Judicial authorities transferred her to a mental hospital instead of releasing her.

She was arrested during the 2009 Qods Day protests and was sentenced to 4 years in prison for acting against national security.



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