Five Protestors Sentenced to a Total of 21 Years Imprisonment

Five Protestors Sentenced to a Total of 21 Years in Prison

Recently, the Urmia Revolutionary Court sentenced Sarina Gherabat, Faezeh Javadi, Shiva Kianfar, Parsa Dastmalchi and Sonia Sotoodeh to a total of 21 years in prison for participating in protests.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, in Urmia, the Revolutionary Court sentenced five citizens arrested at protests to a total of 21 years imprisonment.

According to these verdicts, Sarina Gherabat and Faezeh Javadi were sentenced to five years, Shiva Kianfar and Parsa Dastmalchi to four years, and Sonia Sotoodeh to three years. All these individuals were charged with “assembly and collusion to act against national security” and “propaganda against the regime.”

Since the outbreak of nationwide protests, over 18000 people, including journalists, lawyers, teachers, students and civil rights activists, have been arrested. For more details and statistics on the nationwide protest across Iran, read HRANA’s comprehensive report here.

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