Iran: Dissident writer Akbar GANJI, honorary member of English PEN, was released on 17 March 2006. He was reportedly granted a conditional release for the Iranian New Year.
Ganji was arrested in April 2000 after taking part in a cultural conference in Berlin. He was sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment.
Originally posted with the url: www.englishpen.org/writersinprison/archivebulletins/akbarganjireleased/