Iranian journalist Nazila Maroufian released

Iranian journalist Nazila Maroufian, who was arrested for the third time on August 14 for interviewing with Jina Mahsa Amini’s father, has been released.

News Center- Iranian journalist Nazila Maroufian (23), who was arrested for the third time on August 14, 2023 for interviewing with Amjad Amini, father of Jina Mahsa Amini, was released from prison yesterday. The young journalist announced her release on her social media account.

 “Do you regret posting the photo after being released? Do you accept that it was a mistake? – No, I did nothing wrong,” her social media post said.

 She has been arrested for three times

Nazila Maroufian was first arrested in November 2022 for interviewing with Jina Mahsa Amini’s father. She was released on bail on January 9. Then, Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court sentenced her to two years in prison with a five-year travel ban on charges of “propaganda activities against the regime” and “spreading lies to upset the public conscience through the release of an interview with Jina Mahsa Amini’s father”.

On July 9, she was arrested again when she went to Evin prison to testify. After 36 days in prison, she was released on bail of three million Iranian rials on August 13, 2023. On August 14, she was rearrested.