Gonabadi Dervish, Abbas Dehghan sentenced to jail, flogging and payment of reparation

International Liberty Association: A Gonabadi Dervish, Abbas Dehghan, has received a prison sentence, in addition to flogging and payment of blood money. He is presently detained in the Greater Tehran Penitentiary (GTP). The Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran sentenced Abbas Dehghan to five years in prison on the charge of... Read More

Maryam Farsiabi, Sufi woman tried after six months detention

Sufi woman Maryam Farsiabi was tried by The branch 15 of Tehran Revolutionary Court and she was sentenced to six months imprisonment and a two-year ban from travelling abroad. Sufi woman Maryam Farsiabi was arrested during the protest gathering by Gonabadi dervishes in Tehran, along with her husband, Mohammad Karimaii, and hundreds of... Read More