Shokoufeh Azar Masoule’s Trial Postponed

HRANA News Agency – Shokoufeh Azar Masoule’s trial which was supposed to be held on Wednesday 24th February at branch number 26 of Tehran’s Revolutionary court, was postponed to the following week. The reason for postponing the trial is the rain and lack of preparation for transferring her to the Revolutionary Court.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), this civil rights activist has been deprived of visits for more than 9 months during her detention, due to loss of immediate family members, and because of not being able to provide the proposed bail; she has remained in prison.

Her charges are “propaganda against the regime” and “gathering and collusion with intention of disruption the national security”. One of Ms. Azar’s Charges is participating in protests which was against “Acid Attacks” in Iran.

On June 8th, Shokoufeh Azar, pseudonym Parisa Azadi, Master student of International Business Administration, was arrested by Ministry of Intelligence and transferred to Ward 209 of Evin Prison.

After enduring 2 weeks of interrogations at Ward 209 of Evin Prison, she was transferred to Women’s Ward of Evin Prison. Her charges were disclosed to her on August 15, 2015 at branch number 6 of the Mogaddasi Court.

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