Iran: Christian woman not released despite termination of sentence

1st August-2017

With the completion of the prison sentence of prisoner of conscience Maryam Naghash Zargaran, her family were informed on Friday, July 28, 2017, to go to Evin Prison to receive their prisoner.
The family waited long hours, but prison authorities did not release Ms. Zargaran. Neither did they give a clear answer in response to Maryam Zargaran’s protest.

Maryam Naghash Zargaran was first summoned and interrogated by the Ministry of Intelligence in Tehran inn February 2011. She was Subsequently transferred to Evin Prison on November 10, 2012 and has remained in prison to date.