Amir Khorram Released From Evin Prison

Posted on: 17th February, 2016
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HRANA News Agency – Amir Khorram, political activist and member of the central council of “Iran Freedom Movement”, was released from ward 350 of Evin prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Seyed Amir Khorram was arrested after Ashura in 2009 and was released on the bail after 50 days of interrogation in the solitary confinement in ward 209 of Evin Prison.

The 26th branch of the revolutionary court of Tehran, presided by Judge Pir Abbasi tried and sentenced Amir Khorram to seven years in prison and 74 lashes on charges of “acting against national security through membership in the Iran Freedom Movement”, “writing articles and giving interviews to foreign radios” and also participating in “illegal gatherings”.

Appeals court reduced Amir Khorram’s sentence to six years in prison in September 2011.

Mr. Khorram was summoned within a short time after appeals court’s verdict and was arrested on 11th September 2011 and was transfer to ward 350 of Evin Prison to serve his sentence.

Engineer Amir Khorram, 53-year-old member of the Freedom Movement, also had been arrested at the mass arrests of members of national-religious groups in 2001 and released on the bail after four and a half months. He was sentenced to four years and 6 months imprisonment during the case in the revolutionary court.