Said Abedini transferred to high risk criminal prisoners’ ward

HRANA News Agency – Said Abedini the Iranian-American pastor who was recently exiled to ward 3 of Rajaie Shahr prison, is transferred to Hall No 12.


According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), this prisoner was transferred to ward 4 in Hall No.12 of Rajaie Shahr prison on December 7. It is worth noting this section is for the very dangerous criminal prisoners.


Said Abedini the Iranian-American pastor was arrested in September 2012 in his father’s home in Tehran.


Abedini was tried in branch 26 of revolutionary court in January 2013 and sentenced to eight years imprisonment on charge of establishing home-church with intention to disturb the national security. He appealed the verdict and the dossier was sent to branch 36 of Tehran provincial appealed court to revise which they confirmed the verdict issued by the revolutionary court.

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