Sepideh Gholiyan Sent on Leave from Bushehr Prison

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists (HRA), today, August 19, civil activist Sepideh Gholiyan was sent on a 7-day leave from Bushehr Prison.

In early August, Ms. Gholiyan’s Covid-19 test result came out positive.

Sepideh Gholiyan was first arrested in November 2018, along with at least 19 workers’ representatives and labor activists of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Agro-Industry Co. at the Shush, and was released on bail on December of the same year.

Ms. Gholiyan was sentenced to 5 years in prison by the Tehran Court of Appeals in December 2019.

In June 2020, she was arrested and transferred to Evin Prison to endure her sentence. She was transferred from the women’s ward of Evin Prison to Bushehr Prison on March 2021, where Ms. Gholiyan and Mahboubeh Rezaei were severely beaten.

“Happy” case suspects received their verdicts

HRANA News Agency – After reviewing the evidence and the trail of the so called “Happy” case suspects, Judge Heydari sentenced the six  defendants to imprisonment between 6 months to 1 year and lashes.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the hearing for so called “Happy” case and investigation on the defendants’ accusations took place on 9 September, 2014 in which Judge Heydari reached verdicts for all six suspects. According to these verdicts, “Reyhaneh Taravati” has received a 1 year imprisonment and other  members of this group ( “Sasan Soleymani”,  “Neda Motmeni”, “Afshin Sohrabi” , “Bardia Moradi” “Raham Shamekhi” and “Sepideh”) have received 6 months imprisonment and 91 lashes. Continue reading ““Happy” case suspects received their verdicts”