Iranian Judiciary Sentences Lawyer Amir Hossein Kouhkan to 6 Years in Prison

27 May 2024 13:10

Hengaw; Sunday, May 26, 2024

Amir Hossein Kouhkan, a lawyer and member of the Central Bar Association, and one of the attorneys for Mashallah Karami from the grieving families, has been sentenced to 6 years of imprisonment by the judiciary of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

According to a report received by the Hengaw Human Rights Organization, Amir Hossein Kouhkan, a lawyer residing in the city of Karaj, was recently sentenced to a total of 6 years of imprisonment by Branch 2 of the Karaj Revolutionary Court on charges such as assembly and collusion and propaganda against the government.

Amir Hossein Kouhkan was arrested on Monday, August 28, 2023, after being summoned to the Karaj Intelligence Office. He was ultimately released from Kachouei Prison in Karaj on bail after nearly four months of detention, pending the completion of judicial proceedings.

It is noteworthy that this lawyer faced security charges due to his involvement in the case of Mashallah Karami, the father of Mohammad Mehdi Karami (Koumar), who was arrested and executed during the "Jin, Jiyan, Azadi" (Woman, Life, Freedom) movement

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