Gulf Times - Iran-Prisoners
Iran temporarily releases 70,000 prisoners as coronavirus cases surge

Iran temporarily releases 70,000 prisoners as coronavirus cases surge

Iran has temporarily freed about 70,000 prisoners to combat the spread of the coronavirus in jails, the head of the judiciary said on Monday, as officials reported hundreds of new infections and dozens more deaths

Iranian agency says Washington Post reporter among freed prisoners

Iranian agency says Washington Post reporter among freed prisoners

Iran has released four US-Iranian dual citizens for prison, state television said on Saturday, naming them as Jason Rezaian, Amir Hekmati, Saeed Abedini and Nosratollah Khosravi.