Iran Protests: Student Mohammad Masoud Eskandari Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison

Mohammad Masoud Eskandari, a student at the University of Shahrekord, was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment, two years of suspended imprisonment and paying a fine. Eskandari was arrested during nationwide protests.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting the Iranian Students’ Union, student Mohammad Masoud Eskandari was sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Eskandari received this verdict for “blasphemy, insulting the current and former Supreme Leader of Iran, and propaganda against the regime.
Eskandari is a Ph.D. student at the University of Shahrekord in Microbial biotechnology. On November 14, 2022, security forces arrested him at protests and released him on bail after five days of detention.