Two Years Prison Term for Labor Activist Khosrow Bukani

HRANA – Khosrow Bukani, labor activist and executive for the Coordinating Committee for the Establishment of Labor Organizations, was sentenced to a two year prison term.

He was notified of his sentence by the revolutionary court in Orumieh this June. He was sentenced to two years in prison based on unsubstantiated charges and for his membership in the labor committee.

He may appeal the sentence within twenty days of being notified of the courts decision. Khosrow Bukani was tried on June 10, 2010 for his membership in the labor committee by the revolutionary court in Orumieh.

Khosrow Bukani, labor activist from the city of Naghadeh, was arrested in February and held for twelve days by the intelligence division of the Revolutionary Guards.

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