Majid Dori

Jailed student activist Majid Dori has been given a furlough by Iranian authorities.

Kaleme reports that the student activist was released on Wednesday night, November 7.

Dori, who was expelled from Allameh Tabatabyi University for his political activism, was arrested in 2009 and sentenced to 10 years in jail. His sentence was reduced to six years in jail in the appeal court.

Dori is spending his sentence in exile in Ahwaz Prison in southwestern Province of Khuzestan and was given a temporary leave once before in August.