Masoud Bastani

Name: Masoud Bastani
Date of Imprisonment: July 5, 2009
Occupation: Reformist Journalist
Charge: Propagating Against the Regime and Congregating and Collusion to Create Anarchy
Current Status: Imprisoned
Sentence: Six Years

He was released in July 2015.

Husband of jailed activist Mahsa Amrabadi, Bastani is an Iranian reformist journalist. Throughout his career, he was arrested several times, most recently on July 5, 2009. He has suffered torture and abuse while in custody, and there are serious concerns about his health.