The Tehran Revolutionary Court sentenced former political prisoner Arash Sadeghi to five years and eight months in prison. Sadeghi was arrested amid nationwide protests.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Arash Sadeghi was sentenced to five years and eight months imprisonment.
Sadeghi’s lawyer, Ramin Safarnia, announced: “My client was sentenced to five years for ‘assembly and collusion against national security,’ and eight months for ‘propaganda against the regime.’ He was also banned from leaving the country, travelling to Tehran and the Northern provinces for two years. He was also prohibited from membership in social/political parties and groups for two years, and the seizure of some of his belongings.”
Sadeghi faced other arrests and convictions on prior occasions.