Iran Protests: Mahmood Alimi Sentenced to Two Years in Prison

Mahmood Alimi, arrested amid nationwide protests, was sentenced to two years in prison. Alimi, a resident of Qaem Shahr, was arrested on September 23 and is still jailed in Sari Prison.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Mahmood Alimi was sentenced to two years in prison.

According to an informed source, “during Alimi’s detention, local TV broadcasted two times a video of his coerced confession over setting fire to Qasem Soleimani’s banner. A few weeks ago, the court sentenced him to two years in prison.”

It is still unknown of which charges Alimi has been convicted.

Since the beginning of nationwide protests, about 19600 people, including journalists, artists, lawyers, teachers, students and civil rights activists, have been arrested. So far, over protests, at least 757 people have been sentenced to a total of about 13134 months imprisonment.