Iran has temporarily released more than 54,000 prisoners in an effort to combat the spread of the new coronavirus disease in crowded jails.
Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili told reporters that the inmates were temporarily released after testing negative for Covid-19 and posting bail.
âSecurity prisonersâ sentenced to more than five years will not be let out.
The jailed British-Iranian charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe may be freed soon, according to a British MP.
Tulip Siddiq cited the Iranian ambassador to the UK as saying that Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe âmay be released on furlough today or tomorrowâ.
Follow Us on Instagram