A former employee of UNICEF Baker Namazi, has American and Iranian citizenship, was returned to prison where he is serving a ten-year term of imprisonment for espionage in favor of the United States.
81-year-old man was given a four-day vacation on humanitarian grounds: his health has deteriorated significantly over the past year, it is four times hospitalized, and several months ago installed a pacemaker.
The son of a Baker Babak Namazi said that, returning a sick old man in prison, the Iranian regime is showing unprecedented cruelty. Lawyer Jared Genser noted that the designated authorities of the medical Board recommended the release of his client.
Leave from prison was extended by two days, you need to complete a medical examination. According to its results the doctors recommended to leave Namazi at liberty at least for a month.