Blogger Payman Roshan-Zamir Sentenced to 17 Months in Prison

HRANA News Agency – Payman Roshan-Zamir, a blogger and political activist, has been sentenced to seventeen months in prison by Judge Barani presiding over the Revolutionary Court, Branch 3, in the city of Ahvaz in Khuzestan Province.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), citing Articles 500 and 514 from the Islamic Penal Code, Judge Barani sentenced Payman Roshan-Zamir to seventeen months in prison on charges of propaganda against the regime and insulting the Supreme Leader of Iran.

Payman Roshan-Zamir was arrested in the winter of 2011 in the city of Ahvaz and after spending two months in Karoon Prison was released on bail.