Saheb (Zaman) Fadaee|Iran Released!

Middle East Concern has reported that on February 8, 2023, Saheb (Zaman) Fadaee was released from Evin Prison as part of a general pardon approved by the country’s supreme leader in honor of the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Saheb was arrested in May 2016. In September 2016 Saheb was sentenced to receive 80 lashes for drinking wine during communion – a sentence executed in November 2020 – and in June 2017 given a 10-year prison sentence.

After a review of the sentence, Saheb’s prison term was reduced to six years in June 2020.

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