Kurdish Man Imprisoned for Alleged Participation in "Woman, Life, Freedom" Movement Protests

07 June 2024 22:43

Hengaw, Friday, June 7, 2024

Masoud Rezaei, from Divandareh, Sanandaj province, has been arrested to serve a six-month prison sentence and transferred to the city's central prison. Rezaei was detained during the Woman, Life, Freedom (Jin, Jiyan, Azadi) movement.

According to a report received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, on Monday, June 3, 2024, after being arrested, Masoud Rezaei was transferred to the central prison of Divandareh to serve his sentence. 

Earlier, Masoud Rezaei had been sentenced to six months of imprisonment by the Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj (Sine) on alleged charges related to his participation in the "Woman, Life, Freedom" movement protests.

Rezaei was arrested by the security forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran on December 5, 2022. He was temporarily released on bail until the completion of his judicial proceedings.

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