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Feb 19, 2018
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‌‌‌By Iran Probe Staff

Monday, 19 February 2018

Women’s pictures not allowed


 On Thursday February 15th, agents of Iranian regime put a new billboard in Imam Zadeh Hassan cemetery in Sabzevar north of Iran. The billboard reads, “Those who have pictures of women on the graves of their loved ones should remove them as soon as possible, otherwise the whole grave stone will be removed.

Iranian regime brings more executions

 Up to 15 prisoners, sentenced to death, were transferred to solitary confinements in Gohar Dasht prison, in Karaj, north of the capital, Tehran On Monday, Feb. 12th, so their sentences be carried out within a few days.

Aziz Mohammadi, the criminal “judge”, who is behind some of these death penalties, has expressed his satisfaction in public that he is proud to have, so far, issued 3000 death sentences.

Prison term for a Telegram group organizer

Faramarz Shaban Zadeh, 50 years old, a university graduate government employee, was taken to custody on January 6th, in a prison outside Ardebil, North West of Iran. The charge against him was organising a telegram group. On Feb 3rd Faramarz was sentenced to 100 days in prison.

Faramarz Shaban Zadeh in his Telegram group “Sahare Nazdik” wrote against tyranny and dictatorship. He was charged with provoking people.

Faramarz, who is now doing his term in Ardebil Central Prison suffers from chronic heart disease and now is afflicted to lung and bronchitis problems.


4 years imprisonment for helping the victims of earthquake in Kermanshah

 On Monday, February 12th, Shahram Farhadi, one of the first, who ran to help the earthquake stricken people of Kermanshah, was sentenced to jail by Saidi, the judge at revolution court no.1. He was sentenced to four years in jail for helping the needy victims of earthquake. He was later released on a bail of 200 million Tomans (over $40.000)

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