Farshid Fathi And Arash Moghadam Aslanpoor Released From Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – Farshid Fathi, the Christian prisoner and Arash Moghadam Aslanpoor, political prisoners are released from Rajari Shahr prison.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Farshid Fathi and Arash Moghadam Aslanpoor were released from Rajaei Shahr prison on Monday, December 21, after the article 134 of Islamic penal act about the accumulation of the crime was applied to them.
Arash Moghadam Aslanpoor was charged with blasphemy and sacrilege, insulting the supreme leader and propaganda against the regime and sentenced to 8 years in prison, one year and four months of which was pardoned for Eid-e-fitr.
During the raid of prison guards to ward 350, known as the Black Thursday, and after being exiled to Rajae Shahr prison, one year was added to his sentence. He was released, after article 134 and accumulation of the sentences was applied to him.
Also, HRANA reported that Farshid Fathi, the Christian priest would be released two years earlier after this article being applied for him.
This political prisoner of Rajaei Shahr was sentenced to 7 years in prison, in two different cases and was supposed to be kept in prison till 2017.
Farshid Fathi was arrested by the intelligence service on December 26, 2010, and transferred to ward 209. He spent one year in limbo in ward 209 and was kept in solitary confinement for about 5 months.
He is born in 1978 and have two children. He had been sentenced to 6 years in prison in branch number 15 of the revolutionary court, on charge of funding foreign organizations and being a correspondent officer, on February 4, 2012. This sentence was confirmed in the appeal court.
Farshid Fathi was transferred to Rajaei Shahr prison by the order of the revolutionary court and prison’s organization, on August 19, 2014. After the transfer, it was claimed that alcoholic drinks were found in ward 350 during their investigation from the ward (black Thursday), and a new case was opened for him. He was found guilty of that charge and was sentenced to another year in prison by the revolutionary court, on December 29, 2013.

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