Tehran, Iran: Four Individuals, Including Three Family Members, Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison

17 April 2024 23:59

Hengaw; Wednesday, April 17, 2023

Nasrallah Falahi and his children, Ardavan and Arghavan Falahi, along with another individual named Parvin Mirasan, were collectively sentenced to 11 years of imprisonment. These individuals were arrested during the Woman, Life, Freedom (Jin, Jiyan, Azadi) movement.

According to a report received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, Parvin Mirasan, aged 67, and Nasrallah Falahi each received a 4-year prison sentence from Branch 26 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court, presided over by Judge Iman Afshari. Arghavan Falahi, aged 23, was sentenced to 2 years, while Ardavan Falahi, aged 25, received a one-year sentence, totaling 11 years.

The charges against these individuals include “assembly and collusion against security” and “propaganda against the Islamic Republic of Iran,” as per the reports received.

It’s worth noting that, considering their previous days in detention, Ardavan and Arghavan Falahi have already completed their sentences and will not return to prison.

Parvin Mirasan was arrested on November 3, 2022, during the Woman, Life, Freedom movement by Revolutionary Guards intelligence forces in Shiraz. She was subsequently transferred to Adelabad Prison in Shiraz and later to Tehran’s Evin Prison in February 2023, where she remains in the women’s ward after the completion of the interrogation process on March 18, 2023.

Ardavan Falahi was apprehended on November 2, 2022, in Isfahan, while his father Nasrallah and sister Arghavan Falahi were arrested the following day, November 3, 2022, in Shiraz during the same movement. The family members were eventually transferred to Tehran’s Evin Prison on February 12, 2023.

Arghavan Falahi was temporarily released on bail from Evin Prison on March 12, 2023, while Ardavan Falahi was granted temporary release on January 3, 2023.

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