According to Aria news agency, quoted by Harana, civil activist Saeed Iqbali was deported from Evin prison to Rajaei prison in Karaj today, Monday, April 2. He was arrested on June 11, 2019 after appearing in the sentence execution unit of Evin courthouse and was transferred to Evin prison to serve his sentence. According to this report, Saeed Iqbali, a civil activist, was deported to the Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj on Monday, April 2, 1400. This political prisoner was released from Evin Prison at 10:00 AM today and transferred to Rajaei Shahr Prison in Karaj. The deportation of political prisoners from Tehran to other cities in recent months is unprecedented. On the 19th and 21st of March, Maryam Akbari Monfard and Sepideh Qalian were deported from the women’s ward of Evin prison to Semnan and Bushehr prisons, respectively. Also, on February 5, Golrokh Iraei, a political prisoner, was deported from Qarchak Varamin prison to Amol prison. Similarly, on December 15th, three other prisoners, including Sepideh Farhan and Mozhgan Keshavarz, were transferred from the women’s political ward of Evin prison to Qarchak Varamin prison. Also, earlier on October 30th, Yasman Ariani and her mother Munirah Arabshahi were transferred from Evin prison to Kechoui prison in Karaj and Samane Norouz Moradi to Lakan prison in Rasht. In addition, during the days of October 29 to November 17, Nasrin Sotoudeh and Maryam Ebrahim Vand were sent to Qarchak and Varamin prison, and Sakineh Parvaneh was sent to Qochan prison. On Tuesday, March 26, Athena Daemi, the imprisoned civil activist, was deported from Evin prison to Lakan prison in Rasht.
Also, Ismail Abdi, after 3 days of wandering on Tuesday, March 27, 2019, was transferred to Qazalhisar prison in Karaj by the authorities of Evin prison under the pretext of transferring him to Rajaei Shahr prison in Karaj. Mr. Iqbali was arrested at his home in Kermanshah on 12 Bahman 2016 by agents of the Intelligence Department and transferred to the detention center of the Ministry of Intelligence known as Ward 209 of Evin Prison. Mr. Iqbali was released from prison on 22 April 2017 by posting a bail of 100 million tomans.
Saeed Iqbali’s accusations
In September 2018, this civil activist was sentenced to 5 years in prison by the 28th branch of the Tehran Revolution Court headed by Judge Mohammad Moqiseh for the charge of “gathering and colluding with the intention of acting against the security of the country” and to one year in prison for the charge of “propaganda activity against the regime”. Sentenced. This sentence was confirmed in the appeal stage by Branch 36 of the Court of Appeal of Tehran Province. With reference to Article 134 of the Islamic Penal Code, the severe punishment of 5 years of imprisonment for the charge of “gathering and colluding with the intention of acting against the security of the country” is applicable to him. Saeed Iqbali was finally arrested on Sunday, June 11, 2019 after appearing in the execution unit of the Evin Prosecutor’s Office and was transferred to Evin Prison to serve his sentence. In November of last year, news about his lack of medical attention was published. Mr. Iqbali’s right eardrum is 70% torn, and this caused severe pain and infection in this area. In early December of last year, when Mr. Iqbali’s family went to the Evin Prosecutor’s Office, they were told that they had not received a letter from the prison health department stating that his illness was acute and that he needed surgery or that his condition was deteriorating.