Masoud Pedram

Iranian political prisoner Masoud Pedram was given a furlough on Tuesday October 22.

Kaleme reports that the Nationalist-Religious activist was given a three-day temporary release.

Pedram is a member of the Nationalist-Religious Council and began serving a three-year prison sentence in November of 2011 for involvement in the election protests of 2009.

He was later also charged with and convicted of "propaganda against the regime" and given another year on top of his previous sentence.