Mehdi Sanefarshi Archives - KHRN

November 15, 2020

Five and a Half Years in Prison for a Civil Rights Activist

Mehdi Sanefarshi, a civil rights activist from Tabriz who was detained by security forces in late August after entering Iran from Turkey, was charged with "membership in opposition groups abroad" and "propaganda against the state" And sentenced to a total of five and a half years in prison, a reliable source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). The trial of this civil activist...

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