Thursday, 12 December 2013

Update: Navid Khanjani Sentenced After Appeal

The record for Navid Khanjani was updated.

Status: Sentenced After Appeal
Prison: Rejaei Shahr (Gohardasht)
Student and civil activist, member of the Committee of Human Rights Reporters and founder of Population of Combat against Educational Discrimination. Denied university education 2 Mar 2010: Arrested at home and transferred to Evin solitary (not 209 ) 3 May 2010: Released on 100000 USD bail 21 Jun 2010: final defense 31 Jan 2011: Sentenced to 12 years prison on charges of making false statements, propagandising against the regime, teaching minority groups, and membership of the banned Human Rights Committee 25 Jul 2011: Summoned to Ministry of Information 23 Aug 2011: Sentence of 12 years and fine upheld on appeal 22 Aug 2012: Arrested when helping earthquake victims and sent to Tabriz Intel Immediately begins a hunger strike to protest the arrests 06 Sep 2012: Family report he has been granted bail Also one of 5 detainees transferred to Evin reported by PCED جمعيت مبارزه با تبعيض تحصيلي (Population Against Educational Discrimination) 09 Sep 2012: Transferred to Rejaei Shahr 20 May 2013: Sentenced to 5 extra months for refusing to obey police (related to earthquake aid camp) 07 Aug 2013: Transferred to hospital in Tehran with heart and respiratory problems 21 Aug 2013: Back to prison 06 Sep 2013: Acquitted of all charges related to Sarand camp 20 Oct 2013: Admitted to hospital 09 Dec 2013: Back to prison

Sentence: 12 years + fine

Location/Home Town: Esfahan
Faith or Ethnicity: Baha'i
Occupation or Activity: Journalist, Human Rights Activist

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