Sunday, August 6, interior Minister Aryeh Deri approved the petition Iranian journalist Neda Amin asylum in Israel. The journalist will be able to enter Israel on a tourist visa.
Three years ago, ned ran away from Iran where she faces the death penalty, and was in Turkey. However, Turkey announced that in the coming days, she 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,» — said in a statement, the Ministry of internal Affairs.
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