Political prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee has been sentenced in absentia to another one year in prison. Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran issued a one-year sentence in absentia for political prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee on the charge of “propaganda against the state.” Amol Prison authorities informed Ms. Iraee as she is being detained in the women’s ward of this prison.

Ms. Iraee has been also punished by getting banned from membership in any political group or party and also banned from leaving the country for two years.

This latest sentence for Ms. Iraee is based on a new case filed against her while she was in detention in Qarchak Prison. She was deprived of having a lawyer from the beginning to the end of this case.

Political prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee was reportedly not informed of the court convening to examine her case. But prison authorities claim that she had decided not to attend the trial.


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