Iranian Judiciary Upholds Five-Year Sentence for Political Prisoner

03 June 2024 22:59

Hengaw; Monday, June 3, 2024

The Iranian judiciary has upheld a five-year prison sentence for Mohammad Hassan Sadeghian, a detainee from the "Women, Life, Freedom" (Jin, Jiyan, Azadi) movement in Mashhad.

According to a report received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, the Khorasan Razavi Court of Appeals has fully confirmed the prison sentence initially handed down to Sadeghian. This political prisoner is currently serving his sentence in the Central Prison of Mshhad.

In May 2024, the Mashhad Revolutionary Court sentenced Mohammad Hassan Sadeghian to five years in prison on charges of "propaganda against the government" and "disturbing public order."

Sadeghian was arrested on September 25, 2022, during the "Women, Life, Freedom" movement. He was temporarily released from Mashhad prison after a period of detention and posting bail. Additionally, he had been detained for three days on September 18 of the same year.

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