Several Baha’i Individuals Sentenced to a Total of 83 Years 

Twenty-five Baha’i individuals have received sentencing of 83 years in prison and were banned from leaving the country.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, 25 Baha’i individuals were sentenced to a total of 83 years in prison and additional punishments on the charge of “holding promotional and educational classes to propagate the Baha’is faith.”

According to the verdicts, 11 Baha’is were sentenced to five years in prison, of which five have to serve in exile. The Court sentenced the rest to two years imprisonment, of which six will serve in exile. All individuals were banned from leaving the country for two years.