Ahmadreza Haeri Summoned to the Cybercrime Court of Tehran

Following a complaint from the Prisons and Security and Corrective Measures Organization of Tehran Province (PSCMO), former political prisoner Ahmadreza Haeri was recently summoned to the Cybercrime Court of Tehran.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, this Friday, October 29, Haeri was summoned on charges of “spreading lies, accusative, insulting and slanderous words”.

One month after the incident known as “Black Thursday of Evin Prison”, when 350 political prisoners in Evin Prison were beaten brutally by security agents, Ahmadreza Haeri was sentenced to 42 months in prison by Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran, headed by Judge Salavati.

This initial verdict was upheld by Branch 36 of the appellate court. However, following his lawyer’s objection, the verdict was revoked and this time the case was undertaken by Branch 54 of the court of appeals which sentenced him to six months in prison and 74 lashes.

On July 25, 2020, Haeri endured the flogging by the Intelligence and Public Security Police of NAJA and then was sent to the Greater Tehran prison to serve his six-month sentence. On October 8, 2020, he was released on probation from the Greater Tehran prison.

In this new subpoena from the Cybercrime Court of Tehran, Haeri was instructed to appear there within five days.

A Report on the Condition of Hamzeh Karami, Imprisoned Political Activist

May 27, 2010
HRANA – Mr. Hamzeh Karami, a political activist and owner of “Jomhouriyat” website, has been sentenced to 11 years in prison and permanently banned from all government service by the Appellate Court.
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Saman Nooranian’s 3 Year Prison Sentence Confirmed

HRANA – Saman Nooranian’s 3 year prison sentence was confirmed by the appellate court.
According to Daneshjoo News, the lower court’s imprisonment sentence for Saman Nooranian has been confirmed by judge Salavati presiding over Branch 15 of the appellate court. Mr. Samanian is a graduate of the prestigious College of Engineering and Medicine at Amir Kabir University; one of the most reputable institutions of higher education in Iran.
Mr. Nooranian who is currently held in Ward 350 of Evin prison was arrested in the aftermath of the popular protests on December 27, 2009 (the day of Ashura).

Probable Death Sentence for Dutch-Iranian Citizen

HRANA- The chief judge of the 15th Circuit of the Revolutionary Court, Judge Salavati, is expected to sentence a Dutch-Iranian citizen to death.  He has handed down numerous death sentences for those arrested during the events surrounding the 2009 elections.
According to the Human Rights and Democracy Activists weblog, forty five year old Zahra Bahrami an Iranian born Dutch citizen was arrested during the Ashura protests of December 27, 2009.
Zahra Bahrami spent eight months in solitary confinement in ward 209 of Evin Prison and was denied access to a lawyer.  She objected to not having access to a lawyer while in court on Monday August 16, 2010.

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