Environmental Activist Sentenced to Prison and Imposed a Fine by Iranian Judiciary

10 July 2024 19:57

Hengaw; Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Yousef Farhadi Babadi, an environmental activist residing in Tehran, has been sentenced by the judicial system of the Islamic Republic of Iran to two years of imprisonment and a monetary fine.

According to a report received by the Hengaw Human Rights Organization, Yousef Farhadi Babadi was sentenced by Branch 29 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court to one year of imprisonment for "propaganda activities against the government" and another year for "spreading lies against the Ministry of Intelligence."

Additionally, this environmental activist has been sentenced to pay a fine of 15 million tomans as supplementary punishment.

The hearing for his charges was held on Tuesday, July 2, and his verdict was officially communicated to him on July 6.

Yousef Farhadi Babadi was summoned to Branch 1 of the Evin Prosecutor's Office in April this year.

Previously, this environmental activist had also faced arrests and judicial rulings due to his activities.

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