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Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nargus Mohammadi was once again sentenced by the Iranian regime: he was sentenced to 12 years in prison and 154 lashes.

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nargus Mohammadi was once again sentenced by the Iranian regime: he was sentenced to 12 years in prison and 154 lashes.
Iranian dissident Narkes Mohammadi (EFE/EPA)

A Iranian court Condemned the Nobel Peace Prize winner Nargis Mohammadi 15 months in prison and two years in exile from Tehran”Propaganda dissemination” in the fifth sentence against the activist, who has been jailed since 2021 against the Islamic Republic, his family said this Monday.

“Revolutionary Court sentenced Nargis Mohammadi to 15 months in prison; Exiled from Tehran for two years and neighboring provinces; A two-year travel ban; Banned for two years Participate in political and social groups and banned for two years Smartphone application“, the activist family said in a statement on the social network Instagram.

Mohammadi, 51, He refused to attend the hearing In his absence in Room 26 of Tehran's Revolutionary Court, presided over by Judge Iman Atshari, on December 19, 2023, he was accused of “lack of independence of the judiciary” and “illegality of revolutionary courts” in the country. Persian.

In recent months, the activist has condemned revolutionary courts that have imposed death sentences against youths in the country and noted that 23-year-old Mohsen Shekhari was the first protester to be hanged for taking part in the protests sparked by Mahza's death. Amini in 2022.

The sentence seems to be a political message for Nargis Mohammadi“Repeatedly alleging that he incites and encourages people to speak against the Islamic regime to cause confusion and unrest,” the family said in a statement.

Activist He is serving 10 years in prison. In Tehran's Evin prison since November 2021.

Narkes Mohammadi's children receive the Nobel Peace Prize in their mother's name in December (NTB/Reuters)

This is about Fifth conviction against the activist since 2021Three of them were broadcast while he was incarcerated, and the first since he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize last October.

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Mohammed has been sentenced A total of 12 years and three months in prison and 154 lashesAmong other punishments.

Norway's Nobel Committee last month awarded Mohammadi the prestigious prize “for fighting against the oppression of women in Iran and promoting human rights and freedom for all.”

The award was collected by his children at a ceremony in Oslo on December 10, in which the activist asked for international support to end the Iranian regime, “at its lowest level of legitimacy and popular support.”

(with information from EFE)