Majid Dori Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison

HRANA – Majid Dori’s lawyer confirmed his six years imprisonment sentence by the court of appeals. In his first trial, this deprived of education student was sentenced to 11 years in prison.
Manijeh Mohammadi said: “In his first trial, Majid Dori was sentenced to five years imprisonment for acting against national security, five years imprisonment in exile to Izeh (in southwestern Iran) for cooperating with the People’s Mujahedin of Iran (PMOI), and one year imprisonment for propaganda activities against the regime.

According to Jaras (, Mrs. Mohammadi said: “In Mr. Dori’s court of appeals, article 610 – five years imprisonment for acting against national security – was dropped, but five years imprisonment in exile and one year imprisonment were approved.

Mrs. Mohammadi emphasized that there is no evidence that shows any connection between Majid Dori and PMOI. She added: “On previous talks that we had with the judges, they agreed that Mr. Dori is innocent. However, such a vote was issued at the end.”

Majid Dori’s lawyer stated that charging Mr. Dori with acting against national security was actually because of his activities in the Council to Defend the Right to Education.

Majid Dori, deprived of education student and a member of Council to Defend the Right to Education, was arrested on July 9th, 2009.

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