January 6, 2011
Recent reports indicating that Jafar Kazemi’s death sentence has been upheld has extremely worried his family.
Jafar Kazemi’s family had referred to various organizations such as the Revolutionary Court, Security force base, and the prosecutor to obtain information on his case whom all refused to provide at the time.
Meanwhile, the Islamic Revolutionary Court based in Evin prison has told Kazemi’s family that “Jafar Kazemi’s death sentence has been referred to the execution branch of the Revolutionary Court and is awaiting confirmation.”
Jafar Kazemi, was arrested on September 18 2009 by Intelligence ministry agents and was transferred to ward 209 of Evin prison’s solitary confinement after being brutally beaten. He was kept in solitaryconfinement for 74 days.