April 28, 2015

A New Case at the Special Clerical Court for Mr. Kazemeini Boroujerdi

Mr. Kazemeni Boroujerdi is facing new charges from the Special Clerical Court due to publication of his new book.
Following the news on April 12, 2015 regarding transfer of Mr. Kazemeini Boroujerdi to the Special Clerical Court and hours of interrogation, new information has been received as follows:
During that few-hour interrogation, one of the officials of the Special Clerical Court, called Mr. Nosrat Abadi, has told Mr. Kazemeini Boroujerdi that he will soon have to attend a new court hearing regarding publication of his new book.

However, Mr. Kazemeini Boroujerdi stated, “I will not go to the court, even if I stay in prison my whole life.”
It should be noted that Mr. Seyed Hossein Kazemeini Boroujerdi was called a heretic by the regime on October 1st, 2014 for the publication of the same book and spent 44 days in solitary confinement quarantine of the death row.
Mr. Kazemeini Boroujerdi is an independent religious leader, who, due to his support for the theory of segregation of religion from rulership, was tried in an illegal and closed court session, without access to an independent attorney, and was sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment, of which he is currently spending the ninth year.

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