CHRR – On October 6, 2012, Vahid Aligholipour, a leftist student at Amirkabir (Polytechnic) University turned himself in at Evin to serve his one-year prison sentence. He is now behind bars in Ward 350 of Evin prison.
Vahid Aligholipour was arrested in 2009 during the events that took place after mass protests against the contested presidential elections of that year. He was held in temporary detention in Ward 209 of Evin prison for one month before being handed a one-year prison sentence from the court.
Translated by LalehSR
Committee of Human Rights Reporters
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