The court hearing of 15 teachers’ union activists was held in the past few days at Branch 2 of the General and Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj, Kurdistan province.

The identities of these activists, who were charged with “propaganda against the state”, are Nasrin Karimi, Fatemeh Zand-Karimi, Majid Karimi, Salah Haji-Mirzaei, Reza Moradi, Reza Tahmasebi, Ghiyas Nemati, Sadegh Kanani, Kourosh Ezzati, Rezgar Heidari, Faysal Nouri, Mokhtar Asadi, Aram Ebrahimi, Shahriar Naderi and Behzad Ghavvami.

On 11 July, the activists were summoned to the 2nd Investigation Branch of the General and Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj for the final hearing of the case.

In the last two months, Iranian security agencies either summoned or detained these teachers and activists following large protest rallies.