Ahmad Alizadeh, a Teacher from Abdanan, Released under Surveillance with Electronic Ankle Tag

15 June 2024 21:02

Hengaw; Saturday, June 15, 2024

Ahmad Alizadeh, a teacher from Abdanan in Ilam Province, who had been arrested during the “Woman, Life, Freedom” movement and sentenced to 27 months in prison, has been released from prison, under surveillance with electronic ankle tag, after serving 7 months.

According to a report received by Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, in recent days, Ahmad Alizadeh, one of the teachers arrested during the “Woman, Life, Freedom” movement, was released from Darreshahr (Derishahr) prison in Ilam Province under electronic monitoring. He will serve the remaining 20 months of his sentence outside prison with a movement restriction of 1000 meter from his residence.

Ahmad Alizadeh, a 51-year-old teacher, was arrested and transferred to prison on Saturday, November 4, 2023, after being summoned and reporting to the Execution of Sentences Branch of the Abdanan Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor's Office.

This teacher had previously been sentenced to 27 months in prison by the Ilam Revolutionary Court on charges including "propaganda against the Islamic Republic of Iran" and "disturbing public opinion."

Ahmad Alizadeh was also sentenced to additional punishments, including two years of dismissal from service, two years of exile to the city of Fanouj in Sistan and Baluchestan Province, and a one-year ban on activities in cyberspace.

On Saturday, January 7, 2023, Ahmad Alizadeh was also detained for a period after being summoned to the Abdanan judiciary. He had been temporarily released on bail in late September of the same year after being arrested in Abdanan during the “Woman, Life, Freedom” movement.

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