Branch 101 of the Criminal Court II. Oshnavieh sentenced Rashid Naserzadeh, a Kurdish environmental activist to six years in discretionary imprisonment.
The court has charged this environmental activist with "gathering and colluding to commit crimes against national security and propaganda in favor of opposition and dissident groups."
The court, citing Articles 500 and 610 of the chapter on punishments and penalties deterrent by the Islamic Penal Code, and Article 134 of the Penal Code, sentenced this environmental activist to five years in prison on charges of "gathering and colluding to commit crimes against national security" and also, he has been sentenced to one year in prison on charges of "propaganda against the system", with the use of severe punishments, including previous prison terms.
The ruling was issued for the Kurdish activist, citing reports by the Oshnavieh Intelligence Bureau and the Judicial Bureau of the Oshnavieh Public Prosecutor's Office and Revolutionary Court.
This civil activist has been acquitted of "espionage for opposition groups" based on Article 37 of the Constitution and Article 4 of the Criminal Procedure Code.
This sentence was announced on Thursday, March 26th, to Rashid Naserzadeh.
This environmental activist from Oshnavieh was arrested by intelligence forces on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 was arrested on Piranshahr-Oshnavieh Road.
Rashid Nasarzadeh was released on 200 million Tomans bail, on Thursday, January 16th, 2020 after 44 days' detention.