6 Civil Activists Acquitted of Charges in Urmia
HRANA News Agency – Six Turkish activists were acquitted of the charge of disturbing the stadium order during a football match in Urmia through chanting, by the judge of Branch 1102 of the Criminal Court Branch 1102 of Urmia.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ali Azizi, Yasser Akbari, Sohail Daliri, Milad Mokhtari, Amir Ebrahimlo and Mehdi Mojarab Nia were acquitted of the charge of disturbing the order of the football match between Shahrdai of Urmia and Bank Sarmayeh of Tehran by Branch 110 of the second Criminal Court of Urmia.
These six Turkish activists were arrested by the intelligence agents in the stadium of six thousand spectators of Urmia at a football match between Shahrdai of Urmia and Bank Sarmayeh of Tehran due to “identity-seeking slogans”.
According to the Directorate of Operations and Intelligence of the Security Crime Unit, an indictment was issued against these six people by the Revolutionary and General prosecutor in Urmia with the accusation of “disturbing public order in Ghadir sports hall”.
They were acquitted by Ms. Sattari’s legal representation, their denial and lack of private plaintiff, and based on Article 4 of the Criminal Code procedure and Act 2013 and Article 37 of the constitution, by Judge Mohammad Sadeq Reza Zadeh.
These people had been arrested on October 27, 2015 and were tried on May 2, 2016.