Two cyberfeminists freed after authorities reduce bails sums demanded

“[…] Maryam Hosseinkhah and Jelveh Javaheri were freed on bail yesterday after the authorities reduced the large amounts of bail being demanded for their release.

[…] Hosseinkhah, 32, is a reporter for the feminist websites Zanestan and WeChange, to which Javaheri, 30, is a regular contributor. They are charged with “disturbing public opinion,” “publishing false news” and “publicity against the Islamic Republic” because of articles they wrote demanding respect for women’s rights under the constitution. […] “

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