Lawyer Negin Kiani Sentenced to One Year in Prison

Negin Kiani, attorney at law and a member of the East Azerbaijan Bar Association, was sentenced to one year in prison and banned from leaving the country.

According to this verdict, she was convicted of “propaganda against the regime.”

On October 23, 2022, security forces arrested Kiani and jailed her in Tabriz Prison. On November 13, she was released on a 500-million toman bail.

Since the outbreak of nationwide protests, over 18400, including journalists, lawyers, teachers, students and civil rights activists, have been arrested. For more details and statistics on the nationwide protest across Iran, read the latest HRANAs comprehensive report here.