Mehdi Majidi Sentenced to Four Years and Eight Months

The prison sentence of Mehdi Majidi, a citizen from Bukan, has been upheld by the Court of Appeals of West Azerbaijan Province, according to Kurdpa. Initially, he had been sentenced to four years and eight months in prison by Branch 101 of the Criminal Court 2 of Bukan.

Based on a ruling issued on Sunday, June 23, 2024, by the Urmia Court of Appeals, Mr. Majidi has been sentenced to three years in prison for “supporting the Israeli government”, one year for “propaganda against the regime,” and eight months for “insulting the Supreme Leader.” According to Article 134 of the Islamic Penal Code, the most severe punishment for Majidi is enforceable.

Previously, on April 25, the initial sentence had been delivered to him by Branch 101 of the Criminal Court 2 of Bukan.

Mehdi Majidi was arrested by security forces on November 6, 2023, and transferred to one of Urmia’s security detention centers.

After being transferred to Bukan Prison, he was released on bail on December 28, 2023.