The Court Gave Its Charges Out against a Labor Rights Activist

Thursday, June 18, 2015 1:58:24 PM

Pedram Nasrollahi (Nabaz), a labor activist and a member of the Coordinating Committee for labor formation, sentenced at branch first of the Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj city on 15 June 2015.

Pedram was convicted on the charge of membership of the Coordinating Committee for Labor formation and protest in the demonstrations to support Kobani in the city of Sanandaj at the court which chaired by Judge Saeedi.

He was arrested by the plain clothes officials during the raid at his friendís house on 29 April 2015. He was reportedly beaten by the officials in front of his family.

According to the news received by BCR Group, the labor activist, 37, was finally released on the bail of 30 million Tomans after having 35 days in the prison on 2 June 2015.

Pedram has been continuously persecuted and arrested by officials as Campaign to Defend the Civil and Political Prisoners in Iran said.

 The labor activist had been previously kept in the prison on the charge of the execution of Ehsan Fatahian on 12 Nov 2009.

He was also convicted to prison with charged of propaganda against the regime of Iran and membership of Womenís Council along with his lawyer Mr. Abbas Jamali at branch first of the Revolutionary Court which chaired by Judge Babai on 13 July 2010.

Once more, he was summoned to the Intelligence Service office in Sanandaj city on 8 March 2011, but the officials had released him on the bail of 70 million Tomans.

He was eventually sentenced to a year and seven months imprisonment on the charge of posting the news to the opposition groups and membership of the Coordinating Committee for labor formation at the court on 14 Nov 2012. He had been taken to the prison when the verdict confirmed by the appeal court as rights group said.

His relatives have expressed concern about the critical conditions of Pedram and all harassment he had undergone and his deprivation of meeting, lack of health treatment during his detention in the Islamic Republic chambers.

By: Kaveh Taheri