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Flogging at Greater Tehran Prison: Political Prisoner Amir Hossein Moradi Given 25 Lashes for Absence from Prison following Furlough

February 12, 2022
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ABC Summary: Political Prisoner Amir Hossein Moradi was given 25 lashes at the Sentence Implementation Division of Fashofuyieh Prison (located at Greater Tehran Prison) on January 25, 2022 for his absence following furlough. Moradi had also been sentenced to 74 lashes on the charge of "propaganda against the regime" by Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran, presided over by judge Mohammad Moqisseh, on July 10, 2018: the report does not mention the fate of this sentence. Moradi had been arrested in February 2018 after participating in protest gatherings in Karaj.