Aziz Ghadertaj Imprisoned in Oshnavieh Prison

On Thursday, May 26, 2022, Aziz Ghadertaj, a teacher and resident of Oshnavieh County, was imprisoned in Oshnavieh Prison for sentencing.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Kurdpa, on Thursday, May 26, 2022, Aziz Ghadertaj was imprisoned in Oshnavieh Prison to serve a three-year sentence. 

On March 27, 2022, Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court of Oshnavieh notified Ghadetaj and four other residents of Oshnavieh about their convictions. According to this verdict, he was sentenced to three years on the charge of “membership in an anti-regime group.”

The trial of these five individuals was held last year.

On January 31, 2021, security forces arrested and transferred Ghadetaj to Urmia Prison. On March 3, 2021, after completing interrogation, he was relocated to Oshnavieh and the day after was released on bail.

During detention,  Ghadertaj has been denied access to a lawyer and family visitation.