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Pre Hearing charges by courts for detainees on the 22nd of June anniversary

Friday 22 August 2008, by admin

Feminist School: 20th of August 2008 was the review of the cases for the detainees of the 22nd of June anniversary by the revolutionary court.

The review was for Farideh Ghayeb, Nafiseh Azad, Sarah Loghmani accused of disruption of peace and disobeying the police, the 3 accused were released by paying 52,000 $ each.

Two days prior to the review the 3 received telephone calls from the assistant prosecutor and were notified to attend the court to collect their identification cards which was kept from the time of their arrest. It was then that was realised that the 3 were called in to be interrogated.
According to Mina Jafari: the solicitor for the 3: First of all it is against the law for the assistant prosecutor to call people to court by phone and second they were called in to collect their identification cards and not to be interrogated and charged.
The solicitor concerned also stated that disruption of peace and disobeying the police was not a case for the revolutionary court but the public prosecution to handle the cases.

23rd of June was the commemoration of 22nd of June for solidarity of women which 9 of its members (Nasrin Sotoodeh, Zhila Bani Yaghoub, Jelveh Javaheri, Nahid Mir Haj, Farideh Ghayeb, Sarah Loghmani, Aliye Motalleb Zadeh, Aida Saadat and nafiseh Azad) were arrested by security forces for trying to attend the commemoration of 22nd of June.

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