Ardeshir Shahnavaz Began Serving His 5-Year-Imprisonment Sentence

HRANA News Agency – Ardeshir Shahnavaz, a trainer of the “Course of Erfan Halgheh”, presented himself at Evin prison to endure his 5 years imprisonment sentence.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mr. Ardeshor Shahnavaz presented himself at Evin prison on Saturday 27th June, and according to one of his relatives; he has been told that he would be transferred to Rajai Shahr to serve his sentence.

According to this informed source, Ardeshir Shahnavaz, a trainer of the “Course of Erfan Halgheh”, has been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment and 30 million Tomans fine by branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court, presided by judge Salavati, on the charges such as blasphemy, interference in medical affairs and illegitimate financial income.

It should be noted that since years ago, the Iranian government has put pressure on spiritual rituals, which are inconsistent with the traditional concepts of Islam, and have persecuted many of the leaders and followers of these rituals.

The Islamic Republic of Iran has named these rituals as “False Mysticism” or “Emerging Mysticism”.

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