GVF — A supporter of a pro-reform party has been sentenced to five years in prison.
According the Mizankhabar website, Jafar Ganji, a supporter of the outlawed Freedom Movement of Iran has been sentenced to five years in prison. The sentence was handed down by the presiding judge of Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court, Judge Salavati.
Ganji had been charged with “assembly” and “collusion to disrupt national security” by means of taking part in “illegal” gatherings, forming a history study group, and propaganda against the Islamic Republic. He has twenty days to appeal the verdict.
Ganji, graphic designer, was imprisoned in Evin Prison for 62 days after his arrest on 14 February.