Kurdish Individual Sentenced to Imprisonment and Fine in Kermanshah

16 April 2024 12:04

Hengaw: Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Bahman Naderi, a Kurdish individual residing in Kermanshah (Kermashan), has been sentenced to imprisonment and fined by the judicial system of the Islamic Republic of Iran. His detention occurred on the anniversary of the governmental murder of Jina Amini.

According to reports received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, Bahman Naderi, a resident of Kermanshah, was sentenced by Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court in this city to six months of imprisonment and a fine of 8 million Tomans on charges of “propaganda against the Islamic Republic of Iran.”

The trial for Bahman Naderi’s charges took place on January 26, 2024, in Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court of Kermanshah, conducted without the presence of a lawyer.

Naderi had previously been arrested by agents of the Intelligence Department of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Kermanshah on September 12, 2023, on the eve of the anniversary of the Women’s Life Freedom (Jin Jian Azadi) uprising. He was subsequently released on bail amounting to 500 million Tomans.

On January 28, 2024, he was also summoned by the Kermanshah Public and Revolutionary Court, detained, and interrogated for a few hours, then temporarily released on bail.

By order of Branch 4 of the Kermanshah Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor’s Office, Naderi was charged with “propaganda against the government” for posting a call on social media to boycott the elections. Bahman Naderi had temporarily been released on bail of 400 million Tomans for “propaganda against the government." His trial session for these charges will be held in the coming days.

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