Mojgan Kavoosi has sentenced to 62 months and one day in prison

16:28 - 29 December 2022

Mojgan Kavoosi, a political prisoner and a linguistic and ethnic rights activist from Kalardasht, Mazandaran, has sentenced to 62 months and one day in prison by the First Branch of the Revolutionary Court of Sari.

 According to an informed source, Ms. Kavoosi has sentenced by the first branch of the Revolutionary Court of Sari to 39 months in prison on the charge of "assembly and collusion against the security of the country", to 15 months and one day in prison on the charge of "insulting the leadership", to 8 months in prison on charge of " propaganda activity against the regime", and acquitted of the charge of "corruption on earth".

 This informed source added: This verdict can be appealed and contested in the appeals courts.

 According to an informed source, on Tuesday, December 20th, the first hearing of Mojgan Kavoosi's accusations was held in the first branch of the Sari Revolutionary Court with the presence of Osman Mezin and Maziar Tatai, the lawyers of her case, and in addition to the previous accusations, also she has been accused of "corruption on earth". 

 Ms. Kavoosi has been accused in the Nowshahr courthouse of "insulting the leader of Iran's government", "spreading lies", "propaganda against the regime", "inciting people to war and killing with the intention of disrupting the country's national security" and "collaborating with hostile countries".  At the court stage, the acceptance of a lawyer for Mojgan Kavoosi's case was opposed.

 On Thursday, September 22nd, this Kurdish activist was arrested by the security forces in her personal home and after the interrogation was completed, she was transferred to Tankabon prison.

 Mojgan Kavoosi has been convicted before that and on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, she was released from Kechoi Karaj prison with a leave of absence.