Zhina Modarres Gorji, a journalist and prominent women’s rights activist from Sanandaj, was transferred from solitary confinement to the general ward of the Sanandaj Rehabilitation and Correction Center on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, after one month of detention.
According to an informed source, during her transfer to the general ward, this journalist had a face-to-face meeting with her family for the first time during her recent period of detention.
According to informed sources, on Monday, April 10, 2023, around 2 pm, Zhina Modarres Gorji was violently arrested by the Intelligence Department of Sanandaj agents and transferred to the city’s Correctional and Rehabilitation Center.
Zhina Modarres Gorji was previously charged by the Sanandaj Revolutionary Court’s Branch 1 with “acting against national security by forming an illegal group and joining it” in February 2023. She had also been accused of “propaganda against the state” in the past.
On September 21, 2022, Zhina Modarres Gorji was arrested by agents of the Intelligence Department of Sanandaj and spent 40 days in the women’s ward of Sanandaj Prison before being released on bail of 100 million tomans, on October 30, until the end of her trial.