Iran: prominent human rights activist released over health concerns

Narges Mohammadi suffers from neurological condition and was initially sentenced to 10 years in prison

The most prominent human rights activist imprisoned in Iran, Narges Mohammadi, has been released from jail after her sentence was reduced amid renewed fears for her health.

Iran has been hit by a third wave of coronavirus that has seen the daily numbers of new infection break records, with a new high of 4,392 on Thursday.

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