Sunday, 26 December 2010 21:15
RAHANA: This morning execution of Habibollah Latifi, a student, that has been opposed by many Human Rights activists inside Iran and abroad, has been stopped after a demonstration which occurred in front of the prison.
According to RAHANA reporters, Habib Latifi’s sister has confirmed this news and stated they can visit her brother upon the resume of office hours.
Habibollah Latifi was first arrested on October 23 2007 (Aban 1, 1386) and was sentenced to death by a short court session lasting only a few minutes after enduring four months of interrogation and torture on June 30 2008 (Tir 10, 1387). His court , which lacked presence of family members was held at First branch of Revolutionary Court and was ruled by judge Hasan Babaei. His charges include crimes against national security and being enemy of god (mohareb)
Following an appeal, his sentence was once again approved by the higher court.