Mohammadreza Alipayam Summoned to Evin Prison

HRANA News Agency – Mohammadreza Alipayam, poet and critic satire, has been summoned to Evin prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mohammadreza Alipayam has announced that he will go to Evin Prison to serve his imprisonment sentence on Wednesday afternoon at 2pm.

This critic poet was sentenced to one year and half year in prison in branch number 26 of the revolutionary court by chief judge Pirabbasi, on charges of propaganda against the regime, sacrilege and insulting Imam Khomaini and insulting the supreme leader and other officials.

Mr. Alipayam posted a comment about this sentence, which is related to his poems, “I was convicted for the poems that I was put on trial in 2012 and had been convicted in 2013”. He is mentioning the act of Expiry Credit act, in which, if a subject would be put on trial and result in a sentence, the court cannot re-try it again. The judge has claimed that number of complaints is high and has rejected this defense.

Mohammadreza Alipayam, with pen name of Haloo, is known for his poetry and the video clips that have distributed from him mostly criticizing the current condition, specifically after 2009 presidential elections. He has been summoned, interrogated and detained many times by security organizations.

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