Civil Rights Activist, Mohammad Davari, Transferred to Shiraz Central Prison

15 May 2024 18:53

Hengaw; Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Mohammad Davari, a Bakhtiari Lor civil activist from Dehdasht, a city in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, has been arrested and transferred to Shiraz Central Prison to serve a three-year prison sentence.

According to a report received by the Hengaw Human Rights Organization, on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, Mohammad Davari, 31, a resident of Shiraz, was summoned to Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court of this city, arrested, and transferred to Adelabad Prison to serve his sentence.

Previously, Mohammad Davari was sentenced by Branch 1 of the Shiraz Revolutionary Court, presided over by Judge Seyed Mahmoud Sadati, to three years of imprisonment for "insulting Khamenei" and one year and six months for "propaganda against the government," with three years of the sentence to be served.

Additionally, this civil activist was sentenced to supplementary punishments, including a two-year ban on leaving the country with passport invalidation, a two-year ban on activities in cyberspace, and exile to the city of Bardsir in Kerman Province for two years.

Mohammad Davari, a civil engineering graduate from Yasuj Azad University and a political science undergraduate student at Golestan Shiraz University, is also facing charges of "spreading falsehoods" in another case referred to the Shiraz Criminal Court. The hearing for these charges will be held in the near future by Branch 109 of this court.

He has also been previously arrested and subjected to judicial sentences, including imprisonment, due to his activities over the past years.

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