Saturday, 4 April 2015

Update: Mehdi Hashemi-Rafsanjani Sentenced

The record for Mehdi Hashemi-Rafsanjani was updated.



Status: Sentenced
Prison: n/a
Notes:
Recent PhD Oriental Studies student at Wolfson College, Oxford in England. Son of former president Rafsanjani, brother of prisoner Faezeh, born 20 September 1969. Iran-Iraq War veteran, saw combat in 1986, injured 1987. Married to his cousin Fereshteh Hashemi Bahramani (daughter of late Ghasem Hashemi Bahramani); sons Foad and Yasin. aka Mehdi Hashemi Bahramani Rafsanjani July 2009: Briefly detained after protests 24 Nov 2010: Arrest warrant issued after he left the country 24 Sep 2012: Arrested on return to Iran after 3 years in the UK. 06 Oct 2012: Banned from any visit http://www.kaleme.com/1391/07/15/klm-115085/ 05 Nov 2012: Transferred to hospital with "heart problems" where family were allowed to visit him http://en.trend.az/regions/iran/2084173.html 09 Dec 2012: Detention order extended for 2 other months http://t.co/yCY594an 16 Dec 2012: Released from Evin http://t.co/IFeGCnAR 02 Aug 2014: 2nd trial ] http://j.mp/1tH33gN 16 Mar 15: Sentenced to 15 years http://t.co/BJJmsbtWMu

Sentence: 15 years

Location/Home Town: Langrud
Faith or Ethnicity: Muslim
Occupation or Activity: Writer

Iran Prisoner List: http://hyperactivist.info/ipr.html