Four Dervishes are sentenced to 8 years of prison and exile

Posted on: 22nd July, 2013
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Behzad Nouri

HRANA News Agency – Four Gonabadi Dervishes have been sentenced to 8 years of prison and 12 years of exile by the revolutionary court of Shiraz.

 

According to a report by Majzoubane Nour, these 4 Dervishes are charged with membership in the opposing groups (Majzoubane Nour group) with the aim of acting against the national security and propaganda against the regime. Saleheddin Moradi Sarvestani has been sentenced to 3 years of prison and exile to Hormozgan province, Farzaneh Nouri has been sentenced to 2 years of prison and 3 years of exile to Khuzestan province, Behzad Nouri has been sentenced to 2 years of prison and 3 years of exile to Bushehr province and Farzad Dervish has been sentenced to 1 year of prison and 3 years of exile to Sistan and Baluchestan province.

 

The lawyers of these Dervishes say the verdicts are not just and they will complain to an appeal court.

 

Saleheddin Moradi Sarvestani had been sentenced before to 1 year of prison and exile in the general court of Kowar on charge of disturbing public order. Mr. Moradi was under arrest for more than 20 months in Adel Abad prison of Shiraz, which means he had been in the prison more what the verdict wants him, so he was released temporary on June 2, 2013.

 

Kasra Nouri and he had been on a hunger strike for 90 days in ward 209 of Evin prison and ended the hunger strike successfully.

 

Kasra Nouri, the other Gonabadi Dervish has been sentenced to 4 years and 4 months of prison and his case is now in the appeal court.

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