Iran: Six political activist arrested
Six political activists from Gachsaran, southwest of Iran, have been arrested and jailed to begin serving their prison sentences. They were detained for writing slogans on walls and distributing leaflets in public.
These activists are identified as:
– Mojtaba Pourhassan
– Abbas Mohammadsadeghpour
– Mehran Zakinezhad
– Ehsan Arshadi
– Mohammadreza Mobaraki
They have been sentenced to prison on bogus charges, including “insulting the founder of the Islamic republic” and “propaganda against the establishment.”
They have also been banned from seeking membership in any political parties or groups for a period of 2 years.
Find below images of their sentencing.