Emad Bahavar: Prisoner of the day

Sentenced to 10 years for "insulting the Supreme Leader"

RAHANA: Emad Bahavar, a political activist and head of the Youth Branch of Iran Freedom Movement, was arrested and released several times in the aftermath of the 2009 presidential election, the last time on March 12, 2010. Emad Bahavar, a graduate student of political science, was handed an expulsion ruling by Babol University, was dismissed from his job, and was banned from traveling abroad on orders from the Intelligence Ministry. He learned about his education ban when tried to submit his final thesis to Babol University in 2010.

During his early detention, Emad Bahavar was under immense pressure for making forced television confessions. Six months after his arrest, Branch 15 of Tehran Revolutionary Court, under Judge Salavati, put him on trial on October 3, 2010 on charges of "conspiring against the national security of the country," "propaganda against the state," and "insulting the Supreme Leader." It was announced on 9 December 2010, that the court sentenced Emad Bahavar to ten years in prison and ten years' ban on participation in political parties, media activities, and internet activities. An appeals court upheld Bahavar's sentence in its entirety on January 10, 2011. Emad Bahavar is currently inside Evin Prison's General Ward 350.


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Doorood Bar Emad

by Maryam Hojjat on

For fighting against these barbaric criminal regime.


Doorood bar tamame Iranian e mobarez...

by Bavafa on

Freedom of speech is part of basic human right and IRI has been in violation of those rights for 33 years.  Many brave Iranian who have chosen to exercise those rights are paying a hefty price for it and they need our support for their immediate and unconditional freedom.
My hats off to each and every one of these brave mobarez


'Hambastegi' is the main key to victory 



Defend and Support Emad Bahavar!

by Zendanian on

Sample Protest letter:

Dear friends of IC, please take a moment to send this protest letter or use your own version.

Please keep in mind that for us, in our priviliged position: free and outside of Iran and IR's jails, and with acess to internet, it's only a few moments work, but for our political prisoners  back home it would make a big difference. Many thanks in advance.


Free Emad Bahavar!

I (we) am (are) writing this to condemn persecution and harrasment of student activists in Iran.  Studebt activists in Iran are being
constantly harassed and arrested by the Iranian government authorities.

In particular, this letter is written to express my (our) serious
concern about the health and well being of Mr. Emad Bahavar. Mr. Bahavar has been repeatedly arrested and incarcerrated. The final verdict against him , unjustly condemns him to ten years of imprisonment, which he's currently serving, under most harsh conditions, practically freezing to sickness and worse in Evin Prison. 

I (we) demand the immediate and unconditional
freedom of Mr. Emad Bahavar, and all other political prisoners,
and call on the Islamic Republic of Iran to respect the right of all
Iranians to  , organize, assemble and freedom  association and




Send Copy of your Protest Letters to:

info@leader.ir, info@judiciary.ir, dr-ahmadinejad@president.ir; iran@un.int; ijpr@iranjudiciary.org, info@dadiran.ir, office@justice.ir, support@irimlsa.ir; info@humanrights-iran.ir


درود بر آقای به آوار و همه آزادگان دیگر.




درود بر آقای به آوار  و همه آزادگان دیگر.

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