Ali Rejai, a jailed Iranian journalist and Nationalist-Religious activist, has been released from Evin Prison at the end of his sentence.

Alireza Rejai

Alireza Rejai

The Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) reports that Rejai was released on Monday October 26, 2015, having served four and a half years in jail.

Rejai, an executive member of the Association of Journalists, has been arrested on several occasions for his political and media activities.

His last arrest and incarceration was accompanied by severe pressure on his family, which ultimately resulted in his wife and children leaving the country.