Mohsen Shoja Has to Introduce Himself to Evin Prison on March 16th.

Posted on: 11th March, 2016
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HRANA News Agency – Mohsen Shoja, civil rights activist, and one of the arrestees during a sit-in in front of Evin prison, said that he had to introduce himself to Evin prison to endure his 91-day sentence, on 16th March.

In a conversation with the reporter of HRANA, Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran, Mohsen Shoja said: “About four months ago, I was arrested at a sit-in in front of Evin prison and in building number two of the judiciary, the Branch 1060, I was sentenced to 91 days imprisonment and 74 suspended lashes by Judge Farshid Dehghan on charge of “disturbing public order through turbulence”, and for my 91 days imprisonment sentence and suspended 74 lashes sentence, considering about 1 moth detention time, I have to present myself at Evin prison on 16th of this month”.

He also discussed his arrest last year and the legal status of his case, and said: “Because of the sit-in along with Mr. Nourizad, to reclaim his properties, I was arrested with four charges of “disturbing public order, acting against national security, insulting the Supreme Leader and propaganda against the regime”, which were communicated to me by Amin Nasseri, the prosecutor of Branch 6 of the Shahid Moghadas court in Evin prison and after 10 days I was released on the bail. However, the court hearing of that case has not been held yet.”

It is to say that, Mr. Shoja was arrested after a meeting with Mohammad Nourizad, artist, critic and activist opposite the former embassy of America in Taleghani Street, on Wednesday, 3rd September 2014 and was released on the bail of 50 million tomans, on 13th September.

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