Four Baha’i citizens were tried and sentenced in Mashhad

Posted on: 31st May, 2013
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HRANA News Agency – Four Baha’i citizens were tried and sentenced to prison in Mashhad.  Nika Kholoosi, Nava Kholoosi, Adib Sho’aie and Mahsa Mahdavi received sentences ranging from eight months to six years.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), these prisoners of conscious were tried in the 3rd branch of Revolutionary Court in Mashhad.  Judge Soltani presided over the trial during which the defenders were charged with promoting the Baha’i religion, propaganda against the Islamic regime and membership in Baha’i groups.

Nika Kholoosi was sentenced to six, Nava Kholoosi to four and a half, and Adib Sho’aie to one and a half years.  Mahsa Mahdavi was sentenced to eight months.

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