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May 20, 2013

Two aid workers sentenced to five months

Filed under: Human Rights in Iran — Sen @ 20:00
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PCED, May 20

The general court in Tabriz has sentenced Seyyid Husayn Raunaqi-Mulki and Navid Khanjani (حسین رونقی و نوید خانجانی) to five months in prison, and has fined a number of other voluntary aid workers 5 million rials (320 euros, $US 400 ). They organized a relief camp following a major earthquake in the Azerbaijan region in January 2011. The charge was failure to follow the instructions of the police. These sentences are in addition to previous sentences on other charges. They were acquitted on charges of endangering public health.

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