Iran: Dissident Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison


ICBHR– Esmail Bohlouli, the citizen who was arrested during the 2018 Iran Protests, was sentenced to 18 years in prison.

The Islamic Appellate Court confirmed the exact conviction which was given out by the Islamic Revolutionary Court in Varamin.

The jailed citizen, who is being kept at Tehran notorious Evin prison since the arrest, was sentenced to heaviest conviction on the bogus charges of “propaganda against the regime”, “establishment and membership of a group to disturb national security”, “insulting the Supreme Leader”.

According to Article 134 of the Islamic Penal Code, he must serve just 10 years of the sentence.

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