Ahmad Zeidabadi

Jailed Iranian journalist Ahmad Zeidabadi was given a furlough on Sunday August 18.

Kaleme website reports that during Ramadan, several political prisoners were supposed to be given furloughs, but for unknown reasons that did not happen.

Zeidabadi, a prominent figure in the student organization Advar Tahkim Vahdat, has been jailed since June of 2009 in connection with the controversial election of that year.

He has been sentenced to six years in jail and is serving his time in Rejai Shahr Prison.