Cartoon 6: Mahsa & Masoud: ‘Til Prison Do Us Part
Masoud Bastani, a journalist for reformist newspapers, was arrested on 5 July 2009 in the aftermath of the presidential election. He was arrested when he appeared at the Revolutionary Court to follow up on his wife’s charges. He is currently serving his six-year prison sentence in Rajaee Shahr prison in Karaj. Mahsa Amrabadi, fellow journalist and wife of Bastani, began serving her one-year prison sentence on 9 May 2012 on the charge of “propagating against the regime through interviews and reports.” Despite prison transfer requests by the family, Amrabadi is detained in Evin Prison, unable to visit her husband.