Three labor activists sentenced to 6 years in prison by Iranian Judiciary

23 June 2024 22:12

Hengaw; Sunday, June 23, 2024

Morteza Seydi, Mohammad Iran-Nejad, and Nasrollah Amirloo, labor activists, have been sentenced to a total of six years in prison by the judicial system of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

According to a report received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, Morteza Seydi, a Kurdish labor activist from Kamyaran, Mohammad Iran-Nejad, and Nasrollah Amirloo were recently sentenced by Branch 2 of the Shahriar Revolutionary Court, presided over by Judge Bahram Panahi, to two years of imprisonment each on charges of "forming a group with the intent to disrupt security." In total, they have been sentenced to six years in prison.

The hearing for these labor activists was held on April 25, 2023, and their prison sentences were officially communicated on Saturday, June 22, 2024.

Morteza Seydi and Nasrollah Amirloo were arrested by security forces in Shahriar, Tehran Province, along with several other labor activists on Friday, April 15, 2022.

These two labor activists were temporarily released from Evin Prison in May 2022 on bail until the end of the judicial proceedings.

Mohammad Iran-Nejad was sent to Evin Prison on June 26, 2022, to serve his sentence for a previous case. He was finally released from Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj on February 20, 2023.

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