On the morning of Thursday, August 10, in Israel, landed a 33-year-old Iranian journalist Neda Amin, who sought asylum in our country. On 6 August the interior Minister Aryeh Deri approved her request.
Three years ago, ned ran away from Iran where she faces the death penalty, and was in Turkey. However, Turkey announced that it intends to send Amin home.
The Union of journalists of Israel appealed to the interior Minister with a petition for asylum for Neda. The petition noted that the journalist is being persecuted for his professional activities. Amin wrote some material for the website Times of Israel Farsi.
«We are talking about the journalist’s life is threatened by a real danger just because she writes for the Israeli news site. For these humanitarian reasons, she was allowed to enter Israel,» — says the statement of the interior Ministry.