On February 25, 2020, Bahareh Rashidnejad was sentenced to two years suspended imprisonment by Tehran’s Revolutionary Court for the charge of “insulting the Supreme Leader”.
She was arrested last week after she was summoned to Branch 28 of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court and then she was transferred to Qarchak Prison in Varamin. Her trial was on February 24, 2020, presided by Judge Moghiseh. Her accusation is based on the viral video in which someone is criticizing the Supreme Leader. The face of this person is not visible but is alleged to Ms. Rashidnejad. She received her sentenced a few hours before her release from Qarchak Prison.