Zoroastrian citizen Mohsen Sadeghipour began serving 4.5 year prison sentence

 

Rahana: Mohsen Sadeghipour has been detained after being summoned in order to serve his sentence.

He was detained during the Ashura protests along with his wife Negar Shahpari and his brother in laws Abolfazl and Mohammad Javad Shahpari. They were transferred to Evin Prison.

Sadeghipour was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison, 74 lashes and a monetary fine for insulting the Supreme Leader, distubing public order, anti-regime propaganda by propaganda for the Zoroastrian faith and organizing ancient ceremonies. The sentence has been upheld by the appeals court.

His brother in laws were each sentenced to 2.5 years in prison and 74 lashes. They are awiating the decision of the appeals court.

Sadeghipour’s cousin Mojtaba Ahmadi has also been sentenced to 6 years in prison and has been held in prison since last year without prison visits or prison leaves. He has been sentenced for blasphemy, gathering, conspiracy and anti-regime propaganda.

 

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