NCRI – Three social media activists in Iran who have been sentenced each to 12 years behind bars since mid-September of last year are called, Mr. Mohammad Mohajer, Mr. Alireza Tavakoli and Mr. Mohammad Mehdi Zamanzadeh. These individuals are all administrators of various Telegram channels, Hrana News Agency reported.
Each of these individuals have been sentenced to five years for “assembly and collusion against the state”, another five years for “insulting the sanctities” and another two years for “insulting the leader and revolution founder”.
Mohammad Mohajer, born in 1994, was arrested on September 10th and transferred to ward 8 of Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison after six months of interrogation.
Alireza Tavakoli, born in 1994, was arrested on August 2nd and transferred to ward 8 of Evin Prison after six months of interrogation.
Mohammad Mehdi Zamanzadeh, born in 1994, was arrested on September 13th and was transferred to ward 8 of Evin Prison on September 24th.