3 labor activists sentenced to one year each in prison

Committee of Human Rights Reporters – Vafa Ghaderi, Behzad Farajalhi and Khaled Hsseini, three labor activists from Kurdistan province and members of Coordinating Committee to Help Form Workers’ Organizations were handed a one-year prison sentence each on the charge of “propaganda against the regime.”

According to CHRR, Coordinating Committee to Help Form Workers’ Organizations reported that the 3 activists were put on trial in absentia at Branch 1 of the Sanandaj Revolutionary Court; Vafa Ghaderi on July 2nd, Behzad Farajalhi on July 3rd, and Khaled Hosseini on July 6th.

Ghaleb Hosseini, another member of the Coordinating Committee to Help Form Workers’ Organizations was put on trial on June 30th, at Branch 1 of the Sanandaj Revolutionary Court presided by Judge Babayi on the same charges and his sentencing has not been announced yet. In a related incident, on Tuesday June 25, the family of a jailed labor activist, Jalil Mohammadi congregated in front of the Sanandaj prosecutor’s office in protest of his arbitrary arrest and lack of follow-up on his case.

CHRR

محکومیت سه فعال کارگری به ۱ سال حبس تعزیری

3 labor activists sentenced to one year each in prison 

labor activists Iran

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