Abdolfattah Soltani Returned To Evin Prison

Posted on: 14th June, 2016
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Abdolfattah Soltani

HRANA News Agency – On June 7, 2016, Abdolfattah Soltani, lawyer and political prisoner in ward 350 of Evin prison returned to prison by the end of his furlough.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Abdolfattah Soltani, imprisoned lawyer who had been sent to furlough on May 17 after his mother’s death, returned to Evin prison to serve his sentence by the end of the furlough.

Abdolfattah Soltani, founding member of the Human Rights Defenders was arrested on September 10, 2011 and sentenced to 18 years imprisonment and 20 years being banned from practicing law due to receiving a human rights award in Nuremberg, Germany, interviews with the media about the status of his clients and participating in the establishment of “Human Rights Defenders”. His sentence was reduced to 13 years on the appeal court.

Abdolfattah Soltani’s sentence was reduced to 10 years in prison and 2 years being banned from practicing law by applying Article 134.