Bijan Farokhpour Began Serving His Sentence in Shiraz Prison
HRANA News Agency – Seyed Bijan Farokhpour Haghighi, Christian convert from Shiraz, went to Adelabad prison in Shiraz, to endure his imprisonment sentence.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Seyed Bijan Farokhpour Haghighi, Christian convert from Shiraz, went to Adelabad prison in Shiraz, to endure his 2 years and six months imprisonment sentence.
This Christian convert has been sentenced to two years and six month imprisonment on charges of “acting against national security through gathering and collusion and evangelism”.
It should be mentioned that Mohammad Roghangir, Masood Rezaei, Mehdi A’meroon, Bijan Farokhpour Haghighi, Shahin Lahooti, Soroosh Saraei, Eskandar Rezaei, and Roksana Foroghi, Christian converts and members of a church network called Iranian Church, were arrested after security forces raided a house church in Shiraz.
All of these eight persons were released later on heavy bails.
Eventually, the members of this group were sentenced to a total of 24 years imprisonment, on Tuesday July 16, 2013.