Behnam Ebrahimzadeh Faces New Charges

Posted on: 16th December, 2014
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Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

HRANA News Agency – A new case has been opened for Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, imprisoned labour activist, on charge of holding connection with Ahmad Shahid and one of the political groups, and he has been immediately taken to one of the wards in Rajai Shahr prison which belongs to prisoners with violent convictions.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, labour activist,  was transferred from ward 12 of Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj to Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court presided by Judge Salvati, on Wednesday 3rd December.

A new case was opened in court against this labour activist on charge of holding connection with Ahmad Shahid and MEK and in this regard, a verdict is going to be issued.

The labour activist was taken to ward one in Rajai Shahr prison instead of the political prisoners’ ward. Ward one belongs to prisoners with violent convictions.

It is to say, the majority of prisoners in ward one are facing death sentence.

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, labor activist has been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment by the Revolutionary Court on charge of gathering and collusion against the regime and is serving the fourth year of his sentence.

He was arrested by security forces on 12th June 2010 and first, he was sentenced to 20 years in prison by the Revolutionary court and then his sentence was reduced by appeal court to 5 years imprisonment.