Amir Askari Bajestani Receives One-Year in Prison

Amir Askari Bajestani Receives One-Year in Prison

Amir Askari Bajestani, a resident of Mashhad, has been sentenced to one year in prison by the Mashhad Revolutionary Court. This sentence also includes his detention period.

Askari Bajestani has been convicted of “spreading propaganda against the regime,” with his advocacy for monarchist opposition and membership in related social media groups cited as evidence for this charge.

Notably, Askari Bajestani was previously detained during the 2022 nationwide protests and was subsequently released on bail. However, his case was later declared closed after he received a pardon in accordance with the general pardon and commutation directive.

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