Tehran University student sentenced to six years in prison

Soha Mortezaie

Secretary of Central Guild Council at Tehran University Soha Mortezaie, was sentenced to six years behind bars and a two-year ban on membership in political parties and associations.
The verdict was issued by judge Ahmadzadeh, the head of Branch 26 of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court.
Soha Mortezaie had been arrested in December 2017, for following up on the situation of the students arrested during the nationwide protests.
Dozens of students have been issued harsh prison sentences ranging from one to 12 years in preliminary rulings by the Revolutionary Court system for attending protests earlier this year. Some of them have been deprived of seeking membership in political parties or participating in media, including social media, for two years.

Following is a list of students who have been sentenced so far:

1) Zaniar Ahmadiniaz, undergraduate student in accounting, Tehran Islamic Azad University: eight years in prison.
2) Sima Entesari, graduate student in English: five years in prison.
3) Shima Entesari, PhD student in economics, University of Tehran: five years in prison.
4) Mehdi Eskandari, law student, Payame Noor University in Tehran: six years in prison and a two-year ban on leaving the country.
5) Reza Bavi, undergraduate student in clinical psychology, Roudehen Islamic Azad University: seven years in prison.
6) Pedram Pazireh, graduate student in culture and media affairs, University of Tehran: seven years in prison and 74 lashes.
7) Leila Hosseinzadeh, undergraduate student in anthropology, University of Tehran: six years in prison and a two-year ban on traveling abroad.
8) Mohsen Haghshenas, undergraduate student in stage design, University of Tehran: two years in prison.
9) Khashayar Dehghan, PhD student in electrical engineering, University of Tehran: seven years in prison, 74 lashes and two-year exile to Borazjan in Bushehr Province.
10) Sina Darvish Omran, bachelor degree in German, University of Tehran: eight years in prison, a two-year ban on traveling abroad, and a two-year prohibition on political and social activities including social media.
11) Sina Rabiei, undergraduate student in sociology, University of Tehran: one year in prison and a two-year ban on leaving the country.
12) Roya Saghiri, Shahid Madani University in Tabriz: 23 months in prison.
13) Fereshteh Tousi, graduate student in sociology, Allameh Tabataba’i University in Tehran: one and a half years in prison and a two-year ban on political and social activities.
14) Sadegh Gheysari, journalist and student at Shahid Beheshti University: seven years in prison, 74 lashes, two-year ban on media activities and two-year prohibition on traveling abroad.
15) Ali Kamrani, undergraduate student in English language education, Shahid Madani University in Tabriz: three months in prison.
16) Rouhollah Mardani, teacher and student in Persian literature, University of Tehran: six years in prison, two-year ban on political and social activities and two-year prohibition on traveling abroad.
17) Zafarali Moghimi, PhD student in metallurgy, Amir Kabir University in Tehran: seven years in prison.
18) Ali Mozaffari, undergraduate student in anthropology, University of Tehran: eight years in prison, two-year ban on traveling abroad, and a two-year prohibition on political and social activities including social media.
19) Kasra Nouri, graduate student in human rights, University of Tehran: 12 years in prison, 74 lashes, two-year exile to Salas Babajani county in Kermanshah Province, two-year ban on traveling abroad, and a two-year prohibition on political and social activities including social media.
20) Parisa Rafiei, arts major at Tehran University, seven years behind bars.
21) Masoumeh Mohammadi, 22-year old student from Fereydunkenar, seven years behind bars for “propaganda against the state.”