Posted by: bahareiran | December 14, 2010

Student activist sentenced to more than 3 years of prison

Hamid-Reza Khadem, the founding member of the Committee in Solidarity with Jailed Students and a member of the National Iran Front was sentenced to three and four months of prison by the 15th branch of the Tehran Revolutionary Court.

According to reports, this political prisoner was sentenced to three years and four months of prison on charges of ‘propagating against the government, assembling and conspiring with the intention of acting against national security and disrupting public order’. He was arrested last Ashura (Shiite mourning ceremony) on December 27, 2009 in his home and was jailed for 2 months in solitary. (Human Rights Activists in Iran – Dec. 7, 2010)

This year new demonstrations are expected on Ashura, 16 December.


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