Nowruz Rokhdad Receives Imprisonment on Political Charges

Nowruz Rokhdad, from Dehdasht, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province, has been sentenced to a total of 37 months and 18 days in prison, with 30 months and two days suspended for two years.

The sentencing, delivered by Judge Taheri-Nasab of the Revolutionary Court in Yasuj, includes 17 months and 16 days for “spreading propaganda against the regime,” and 15 months and one day each for “insulting the Supreme Leader of Iran” and “insulting the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran.”

Additionally, two other charges against Rokhdad, “disseminating false information to disturb public opinion” and “publishing vulgar pictures on the Internet,” will be handled by the Criminal Court.

Rokhdad, approximately 34 years old, was initially arrested on December 18, 2023, during a courthouse appearance. He spent ten days in Deshdasht prison before being released on bond.