Conviction Of Sina Ghalandari To Pay Fines
Human Rights in Iran – Thursday, September 8, 2022 – Branch 10 of the Appeals Court of Lorestan Province issued a statement condemning Gholamhassan (Sina) Ghalandari to pay fines.
According to Human Rights in Iran, on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, Sina Ghalandari, a journalist and media activist from Kuhdasht city, was sentenced to pay 2 fines of 6 million Tomans by the 10th Branch of the Court of Appeal of Lorestan Province. Earlier, at the initial stage, he was sentenced to 2 years and 3 months in prison and 2 years of ban from media activity by the 2nd Criminal Court of Lorestan Province, on the charge of spreading the news of the murder of a 14-year-old girl, which happened with an honor motive.
Based on a court decision issued by Branch 10 of the Appeals Court of Lorestan Province, which was communicated to Gholamhassan (Sina) Ghalandari,
this media activist was once fined 6 million Tomans for “spreading lies”, and was also sentenced to a fine of 6 million Tomans for “publishing private images”.
It should be noted that Gholamhasan (Sina) Ghalandari was sentenced to 13 months and 16 days in prison in November 2021 by Branch 102 of the 2nd Criminal Court of Kuhdasht, headed by Judge Mirzaei, on the charge of “publishing private images”. He was also sentenced to 13 months and 16 days in prison on the charge of “spreading lies”.
Following the release of documents about the honor killing of Mobina Soori, a 14-year-old teenage woman murdered by her husband in the Rumeshkan County, this journalist was arrested on September 8, 2021,on the complaint of the victim’s family and the defendants in the case. After being transferred to the detention center and being questioned and aware of his charge, he was released on bail on September 8, 2021. After being transferred to the detention center and being questioned and aware of his charge, he was released on bail on September 18, 2021.
Sina Ghalandari was arrested earlier on December 2, 2017, after being summoned to the Iranian Cyber (Fata) Police. After being transferred to the detention center and passing the interrogation process, he was released on bail the same year (2017) on December 21.