The Sari Revolutionary Court sentenced women’s rights activist Raoofeh Mirbagheri, arrested at the 2022 nationwide protests, to eight months in prison, a ban from leaving the country for two years and additional punishments.
According to the verdict issued by the Sari Revolutionary Court, Mirbagheri received eight months for “propaganda against the regime.” She was also banned from membership in and forming political and civil groups. Some of her belongings were also confiscated.
On October 26, 2022, IRGC intelligence agents arrested Mirbagheri in Tonekabon and transferred her to an undisclosed location. After 32 days of detention, she was released on bail until the end of the legal proceeding.
About the 2022 Nationwide Protests
The arrest of Mahsa Amini by Tehran Morality Police for her improper hejab and her suspicious death on September 16 sparked protests sweeping across Iran. During the nationwide protests, about 19600 people, including journalists, artists, lawyers, teachers, students and civil rights activists, were arrested.