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Keyvan Karimi and Behnam Mosivand Sent to Furlough

Posted on: 8th July, 2017
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Behnam Mosivand

HRANA News Agency – On March 20, 2017, Keyvan Karimi and Behnam Mosivand were sent to furlough from Evin and Rajaee Shahr prisons.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on March 20, 2017, Keyvan Karimi prominent Iranian filmmaker and Behnam Mosivand political prisoner were sent to furlough from Evin and Rajaee Shahr prisons.

Mr. Mosivand’s furlough has been announced for 6 days.

Behnam Mosivand, civil rights activist, who was sentenced to 1 year in prison along with Arash Sadeghi, Golrokh Irai and Navid Kamrani in one case, summited himself to prison on June 12 in order to serve his three years sentence, due to the fact that his conditional 2 years in prison came into effect, after his newest case and was transferred to hall 10, ward 8 of Evin prison and then to Rajaee Shahr prison in Karaj.

Keyvan Karimi prominent Iranian filmmaker, was sentenced to 6 years in prison and 223 lashes on charge of “propaganda against the Islamic Republic and blasphemy” due to creating a documentary about the history of graffiti in Tehran called “Writing on the City”, whose sentence was reduced to one year in prison and five years of probation and 223 lashes at the appeal court.

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