Tehran’s Appeals Court upheld Pedram Pazireh’s sentence. He was sentenced earlier to seven years imprisonment and 74 lashes, was banned from leaving the country and membership in political groups for two years by the Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran led by judge Moghiseh. According to the article 134 of Iran’s Islamic Penal Code, he should serve the sentence for the charge with the highest penalty which is five years. His Appeals Court was scheduled for July 2, 2019 but after he attended at the Branch 36 of the Appeals Court of Tehran, he was informed that the trial was canceled.
Pedram Pazireh is a student of Anthropology at the University of Tehran and the Vice Chairman of the university’s Student Union. He was arrested in January 2018.