Iran Protests: Sina Kaki Sentenced to Imprisonment

Iran Protests: Sina Kaki Sentenced to Imprisonment

The Kermanshah Revolutionary Court sentenced Sina Kaki to seven months and additional punishments. Kaki was previously arrested during the 2022 nationwide protests.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, 24-year-old Sina Kaki, arrested during the 2022 nationwide protests in Kermanshah, was sentenced to seven months for allegedly “propaganda against the regime.”

Kaki was also banned from leaving the country and from membership in political and civil groups for two years.

On November 21, 2022, security forces arrested Kaki over protests. Five days later, he was released on bail. On December 27, 2022, Kaki was re-arrested in Kermanshah and jailed in Dizelabad prison.

About the 2022 Nationwide Protests

The arrest of Mahsa Amini by Tehran Morality Police for her improper hejab and her suspicious death on September 16 sparked protests sweeping across Iran. During the nationwide protests, about 19600 people, including journalists, artists, lawyers, teachers, students and civil rights activists, were arrested.


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