Iranian security forces arrested journalist Ayat Arefinia, in the Kurdish town of Abdanan on November 2, amid a crackdown on media workers.
Arefinia, a reporter and manager of a news Telegram channel, had received threatening phone calls prior to his arrest.
Iran has been gripped by protests demanding more freedoms and women's rights since the September death of a 22-year-old Kurdish woman, Mahsa Amini, in the custody of Tehran’s morality police.
There have since been Internet blackouts across the country, restrictions on search engines, and interference in social media activity.
Journalists have been prevented from doing their jobs by their own editors as well as Islamic Republic officials.