Posted by: bahareiran | August 22, 2010

Iran sentences free press activist to two years of prison

Mohammad Javad Mozafar, the assistant head of the Association in Defense of Prisoner’s rights, a member of the Central Council of the Association in Defense of Free Press and head of the Kavir Publications was sentenced to two years of prison in the 15th branch of the Revolutionary Court headed by Judge Salavati.
According to news sources, this writer and cultural activist was arrested after Ashura events and was jailed in a solitary cell in cellblock 240 in Evin Prison for two months. (Human Rights Activists in Iran – Aug. 19, 2010)

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