Iran's Appellate Court Holds Its Unfair Charges against Five Activists

 Thursday, September 29, 2016 2:05:37 PM

Lately, appellate court issued unjust sentences against five activists Atena Daemi, Omid Alishenas, Narges Mohammadi, Asoo Rostami and Ali Noori, BCR Group has learned.

Branch 36 of the appellate Court reconsidered 14 years prison term against Atena Daemi, who was arrested at his father's house on 21 Oct 2014, according to local sources. Atena, 27 year old human rights activist, was previously sentenced to 14 years in prison by Branch 28 at the Islamic Revolutionary Court in capital of Iran, Tehran chaired by the corrupt Judge Mohammad Moghiseh.

Finally, Appellate court reduced initial verdict to 7-year in prison. The court was conducted by Judge Ghomizadeh.

The appellate court issued 7 years prison term against another activist Omid Alishenas, who was arrested in front of his father's house on Sep 4, 2014, at the same time by the same judge. He, 32, was previously sentenced to ten years in prison, the maximum punishment by the court for his peaceful activities as a child labor activist, for his peaceful activism.


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Asoo Rostami and Ali Noori were sentenced to two years in prison each for alleged charges of "assembly and collusion" and "insulting the Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Khamenei".

Those four activists who were mentioned above have been sentenced to imprisonment for peaceful activism.

An Iranian appeals court upheld 16-year sentence for anti-death penalty campaigner Narges Mohammadi. Accordingly, Amnesty International condemned the heavy sentence against human rights activist Narges Mohammadi.