Zia Nabavi Released after Serving His Term

Posted on: 14th April, 2018
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HRANA News Agency – Zia Nabavi, former member of Students’ Islamic Association of the Babol Noshirvani University, was released on the eve of the 9th year of imprisonment from Semnan prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Zia Nabavi, student activist of Babol Noshirvani University, was released on the eve of the 9th year of imprisonment from Semnan prison, on February 14, 2018.

Zia Nabavi, political prisoner who had been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and exile, on charge of “Moharebeh through connection with the MEK” in June 2009, was released from prison after serving his sentence.

Mr. Nabavi, a member of the Council of Defending the Right to Education, was arrested in June 2009, and was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment and 74 lashes by Branch 26 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court, chaired by Judge Pirabbasi. This verdict was turned into a 10-year prison term in exile, by the Court of Appeal.

He was transferred to Karun prison in October 2010, and then to Semnan Prison in May 2014.

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