Monday, September 3, 2007

Keyvan Rafiee’s Trial

Keyvan Rafiee, a human rights activists who was arrested on July 9th 2006, by the Intelligence Ministry Officials has been imprisoned in Section 209 of the Evin Prison since his arrest. Mr. Rafiee’s trial is set for Wednesday September the 5th 2007, in Branch 13 of the Revolutionary Courts. Mr. Rafiee’s trial has been postponed six (6) times in the past year.

Mr. Rafiee has stated that the prosecution has started gathering evidence against him AFTER his arrest, not before, and this is the reason for the non-attendance of the prosecution at the trial on the previous occasions, and the reason behind these adjournments.

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