Issuance of 18 years in prison for Soheyla Hijab, a lawyer from Kermanshah

Issuance of 18 years in prison for Soheyla Hijab, a lawyer from Kermanshah

22:28 - 22 March 2020


Hengaw: A lawyer and civil activist from Kermanshah sentenced to imprisonment. She had been detained last year by Guards Corps intelligence forces.

According to the report received by Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Soheyla Hijab, the lawyer and civil activist from Kermanshah sentenced to 18 years imprisonment by Tehran revolutionary court presided by judge Maghiseh.

This civil activist sentenced to 18 years imprisonment in charge of consensus and collusion, propagandizing against Islamic system, disturbing public opinion, creating a women's rights group and making a request for holding a referendum for changing the constitution.

According to the law of verdicts integration, the highest verdict of Soheyla Hijab is 7 years and 6 months which has been issued due to the charge of consensus and collusion.

Soheyla Hijab arrested on June 6, 2019 and had been temporarily released after eight months in prison by three millard Tomans as bail.

Soheyla was born in 1990. She had been also arrested in 2018 in Shiraz and sentenced to 2 years imprisonment but had been released after five months imprisonment with conditional pardon. She arrested again 10 months after releasing by Guards corps intelligence forces.