Environmental Activist Yousef Farhadi Babadi Sentenced to Imprisonment and Fine

Yousef Farhadi Babadi, an environmental activist, has been sentenced to two years in prison and a fine by the Tehran Revolutionary Court.

Based on a verdict issued by Branch 29 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court and delivered to Mr. Farhadi Babadi’s lawyer on July 6th, he has been sentenced to one year in prison for “propaganda activities against the regime” and one year in prison and a fine of 15 million tomans for “spreading falsehoods against the Ministry of Intelligence.”

The court session for addressing the charges against this citizen was held on Tuesday, July 2nd of this year in the aforementioned branch.

Farhadi Babadi was summoned to Branch 1 of the Evin Prosecutor’s Office in late April after receiving a summons. The indictment for his case regarding the above charges was issued in May.

This citizen also has a history of previous arrests.