3 Political Prisoners Returned to the Prisons by the End of Their Furlough

HRANA News Agency – Amir Golestani, Paiman Arefi and Adalahd Jalilzadeh who were sent to new year furlough on March 19th, went back to the prison.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), after Mostafa Azizi, Amir Golestani, Paiman Arefi and Adalahd Jalilzadeh went back to the prison by ending their new year furlough.
Adalahd Jalilzadeh, who is a Halgheh theosophy believer, has been sentenced to 5 years in prison by judge Ahmad Zadeh.
This prisoner who has been transferred to Rajaei Shahr prison, is charged with sacrilege.
Paiman Arefi was transferred from ward number 7 to hall number 12 of Rajaei Shahr prison where political prisoners are kept, on November 28, 2015.
This political prisoner was exiled for a while to Masjed Soliman. His mother Nahid Rahmani and his wife Ziba Sadeghzadeh died in a road accident on the way back home from visiting him, on December 17, 2013.
Paiman Arefi was arrested in May 2009 and sentenced to death, on charge of advocacy for Royal Society. This sentence was reduced to 15 years in prison and exile in the appeal court.
This prisoner was arrested along with his cousin Arash Rahmani, who was executed in March 2010. Arash Rahmani was charged with intention of armed protest, while he was tried in a mass trial of protestors after the 2009 presidential elections.
Ziba Sadeghzadeh was arrested along with Paiman Arefi and was under interrogation in ward 209 of Evin prison. Paiman Arefi wrote in a letter that he confessed against himself to have her released.
Amir Golestani was arrested on August 20, 2013 by the IRGC and was transferred to ward 2-A of Evin prison. He was under interrogation and pressure for quite a long time along with a group of detainees, whose case was called Facebook Activists. He was transferred to ward 350 in December of that year.
Collusion with the intention of threatening the national security, propaganda against the regime, sacrilege, insulting the supreme leader and late supreme leader and distributing unethical photos by the computer, are the allegations that Amir Golestani and others were charged with.
The case was treated in branch number 2 of Shahid Moghaddas court in Evin by prosecutor Naseri, and eventually was sent to branch number 28 of the revolutionary court. Judge Moghiseh, the head of branch 28 of the revolutionary court sentenced these activist in accumulation to 128 years in prison, and Amir Golestani was sentenced to 20 years and a day in prison, on August 20, 2013.
Branch number 54 of the appeal court and judge Poorarab, applied article 134 and accumulation of charges to Mr. Golestani and his sentence was reduced to 7 years and 9 months last March. He was transferred to ward 350 after receiving the final verdict.
Half of his sentence was pardoned in May 2015.

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