Appellate Court Upholds Six-Month Sentence for Propaganda Charges

In Razavi Khorasan Province, the Appellate Court has confirmed a six-month prison sentence for Ali Pouyan Moghaddam, a resident of Sabzevar.

A family associate relayed to HRANA that the appellate decision upheld the initial ruling.
The Sabzevar Revolutionary Court, under the jurisdiction of Judge Gholami, had initially found Moghaddam guilty of “spreading propaganda against the regime.”

He was detained by security forces on May 4, 2023, and subsequently released on bail after 12 days, pending the outcome of his legal proceedings.


Three Citizens Arrested in Sabzevar

On Thursday, May 4, 2023, Mohsen Baghaie, Sajjad Pour Sekhavat and Ali Pouyan Moghaddam were arrested by security forces in Sabzevar, Razavi Khorasan Province.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, three citizens were arrested in Sabzevar.

The Ministry of Intelligence is responsible for their arrest. The reason for their arrest, the location of their detention and the allegations are currently unknown.