Shamim Ettehadi is sentenced to 5 years of prison

HRANA News Agency – Shamim Ettehadi, the Bahai citizen living in Yazd, who is under arrest since last March has been sentenced to 5 years of prison.

 

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Shamim Bahai is under arrest in the intelligence of Yazd since March 14, 2013 and has been sentenced to 5 years of prison by the revolutionary court of this city on charge of propaganda against the regime and acting against the national security. He was tried on June 16, 2013.

 

Shamim Ettehadi was accused of sending a video of the destruction of the Bahais’ graveyard to manoto TV channel and broadcasting it in internet.

 

Shamim Ettehadi had been arrested once in 2011 while he was going to mountain climbing with his friends and sentenced to 91 days of prison by the revolutionary court of Yazd on charge of propaganda against the regime in March 2012 which was changed to 3 years of suspended prison in the appeal court.

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