Aliyeh Motalleb-Zadeh, a women’s rights activist, reported herself to Evin Prison to serve her imprisonment.
According to the Campaign for the Defense of Political and Civil Prisoners, Aliyeh Motalleb-Zadeh, a photojournalist and activist in the field of women, introduced herself to Evin Prison on Sunday, 11, 2020.
Ms. Motalleb-Zadeh has confirmed the news on her personal Twitter account.
Judge Mashallah Ahmad-Zadeh, presiding over Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran, had sentenced Ms. Motalleb-Zadeh to a total of 3 years in prison on charges of “assembly and collusion against national security” and “propaganda against the regime.” Now, according to Article 134 of the Islamic Penal Code, 2 years of imprisonment will be imposed on her. The verdict was upheld by the Supreme Court of Tehran, headed by Judge Zargar.
Aliyeh Motalleb-Zadeh, vice president of the Association for the Defense of the Freedom of Press and activist in the field of women, was arrested earlier on November 26, 2016, after being summoned to the Intelligence Department and temporarily freed from Security Ward 209 of the Evin Prison after 25 days kept in custody on December 19th on a 300-million Toman bail.