According to the Trade Councils of Iranian Students report, on its Telegram channel,Three Iranian students who were arrested during the nationwide protests earlier this year have been sentenced to nine years in prison by the Revolutionary Courts.Dozens of people were killed and up to 8.000 arrested from December 28, 2017, to the first week of January,

when the uprising persistently was going on began in more than 142 cities and towns in Iran, against dictatorship, corruption, poverty, and unemployment. The main demand of the protesters was absolute regime change in Iran.


Leila Hosseinzadeh, a student of anthropology, was sentenced to six years imprisonment and prohibited from leaving Iran for two years.

Sina Rabeiei, a social sciences student, was sentenced to a year in prison and a two-year ban on leaving the country. Mohsen Haghshenas, a theater student, was sentenced to two years’ incarceration.

All the three students were arrested in Tehran University and all charged with propaganda against the regime, acting against national security, and disturbing the peace and public order through participation in unlawful assemblies.

The Intelligence Ministry illegally arrested more than 100 students mostly from Tehran University when the protests took place on December 28, 2017, by means of “preventive measure,” as the regime’s MPs, Farid Mousavi and Mahmoud Sadeghi, admitted.

According to the reports from the university sources several students had been summoned to court again and were facing serious charges.

1,500 students of Tehran University and the School of Medical Sciences on a statement insisted that they would remain “sensitive” against “any possible imprisonment, deprivation, and trouble” threatening the students.

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