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The Supreme Court Agreed with Sedigheh Moradi’s Retrial

Posted on: 15th July, 2016
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HRANA News Agency – The Supreme Court has agreed with the retrial of Sedigheh Moradi, political prisoner in the women’s ward of Evin prison, and she is waiting for the branch of proceedings court to be determined.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the retrial of Sedigheh Moradi has been accepted by the Supreme Court and she is waiting for the branch of proceedings court to be determined.

Sedigheh Moradi’s husband by announcing the news, told in an interview with HRANA’s reporter: “The verdict of appeal has not been issued yet. It is a good sign that the retrial was accepted and the case is pending.”

He also told about the health problems of Ms. Moradi: “She was treated for arthritis and for a while her pain was decreased, but in prison it returned to its previous state.”

It is worth noting that the political prisoner in the women’s ward of Evin prison, faced the problem of tearing of meniscus and foot tendon and should be sent to the hospital for treatment, physiotherapy or surgery due to the ban on the use of ladders and the impossibility for her to comply with this issue during the normal life in this ward.

Sedigheh Moradi, a political prisoner in the women’s ward of Evin prison, was arrested on May 1, 2011 and was transferred to ward 209 of Evin Prison. She was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and exile tp Rajai Shahr prison on charge of Muharebeh and contact with the opposed groups by Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran, headed by Judge Mohammad Moghisehei. The sentence was confirmed by the appeal court. The prisoner who had been arrested twice in the 1980s, was kept in ward 209 for 7 months after her arrest, and was transferred to the general ward in December 2011.

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