Mohsen Barzegar summoned to prison

HRANA News Agency – Mohsen Barzegar has been summoned to Babol Prison to serve his two-year sentence.  Barzegar is a student activist at Babol Noshiravani University of Technology.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Barzegar was formerly the cultural secretary of the Islamic Association of Students at the univeristy.  He has been sentenced to two years in prison on charges of conspiracy against national security and insulting the Supreme Leader of Iran.

Barzegar must report to prison on Sunday, June 2, 2013.  During the presidential elections in 2009, he was a member of Mehdi Karrobi’s campaign in Babol and also a member of Daftar-e Tahkim-e Vahdat, an Iranian student organization.  He was arrested several times following the events after election results were announced and contested in 2009.



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