Workers’ Rights Activist Kamyar Fakoor Sentenced to Three Years

Workers’ Rights Activist Kamyar Fakoor Sentenced to Three Years

Branch 26 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court sentenced workers’ rights activist Kamyar Fakoor to three years in prison. If the verdict is confirmed on appeal, based on Article 134 of the Islamic Penal Code, two years for one charge will be enforceable.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, workers’ rights activist Kamyar Fakoor was sentenced to two years on the charge of “spreading falsehood” and one year on the charge of “propaganda against the regime”.

An informed source told HRANA that peaceful activities such as protests against the destruction of the environment, defending workers’ rights activists and publishing news about workers’ protests and strikes were presented during the trial as evidence to substantiate the charges.

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