Poet and civil activist Aram Fathi, a resident of Marivan, was temporarily released on bail until the end of the court proceedings.
According to the Campaign for the Defense of Political and Civil Prisoners, Mr. Fathi was arrested on Saturday, January 4TH, 2020. He was released temporarily from Marivan Prison on Wednesday January 8th, 2020.
The reason for Mr. Fathi’s arrest is unclear, but it was reported earlier that he reported several anonymous threats against him on his Instagram.
Previously, Aram Fathi, along with several Kurdish citizens who protested the execution of three Kurdish political prisoners Zaniar Moradi, Loghman Moradi and Ramin Hossein Panahi, and a missile attack on the Kurdish parties by the Revolutionary Guards, had been arrested on the morning of Wednesday, September 12th, 2018.