Bahaii prisoners in Yazd (central Iran) have been deprived of their legal right to have leaves.
Yazd Prison has the largest number of Bahaii citizens under custody. Eight Bahaii prisoners are currently detained in this facility. Ms. Shabnam Mottahed, Azam Motahhari, Fariba Ashtari and Nategheh Naiimi are among them.
A couple, Iman Rashidi and Shabnam Mottahed and a mother and son, Azam Motahhari and Shamim Ettehadi are held in this prison.