Farangis Mazloom, mother of Soheil Arabi, was imprisoned under the pressure of the Ministry of intelligence despite having bad physical conditions and not being able to bear imprisonment.
Human Rights Center no to prison – no to execution Tuesday, August 2, Mrs. Farangis Mazloom, mother of Soheil Arabi. Despite having bad physical condition, heart problems, stroke and severe leg pain that urgently needs surgery. she was transferred to Evin prison under the pressure of the Ministry of intelligence.
A reliable source told the human rights center no to jail – no to death: “Mrs. Mazloum was summoned before the stroke and they said she should go to the forensic medicine. But the forensic doctor said that the heart problem, stroke, leg injury, and vision problem are not so important that justice will not be served!”
Ali Sharifzadeh, Mazloum’s lawyer, wrote in his personal account:
” Farangis Mazloom was transferred to Evin prison. she needs to receive some medical care during her imprisonment. These facilities and care do not exist in prison. Therefore, the prison authorities should refuse to accept him, and the responsibility for my client’s health is theirs.”
Mrs. Farangis Mazloom was previously sentenced to 6 years in prison by Judge Amouzad in absentia on charges of “gathering and colluding against security and carrying out propaganda against the system”.
After her appeal, on September 28, 2020, the appeal hearing was held by Judge Seyyed Ali Mazloum at Branch 29 of the Revolutionary Court.
Mrs. Mazloum was finally sentenced by Branch 29 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran headed by Judge Seyyed Ali Mazloum. She was sentenced to 1 year in prison on the charge of “communicating with the People’s Mujaheddin Organization”. Also 6 months in prison on the charge of “propaganda activity against the system and in favor of groups opposed to the system” and a total of 18 months in prison.
This verdict was confirmed in March of last year in the Court of Appeal of Tehran Province. With the application of Article 134 of the Islamic Penal Code, the severe punishment of 1 year in prison is applicable for her.
On July 22, 2019, Farangis Mazloom was arrested by the agents of the Ministry of Intelligence at her sister’s house for supporting her son, the political prisoner Soheil Arabi. And was transferred to the solitary cell of security ward 209 in Evin prison. On October 8, 2019, after completing the interrogation process, she was temporarily released on a bail of 250 million Tomans until the completion of the procedure.
Earlier on February 1, 2022, Mrs. Farangis Mazloom, mother of Soheil Arabi, went to prison despite her poor physical condition.
And this was due to the pressure of executing the rulings on her. But due to her poor physical condition, she was not admitted to Evin prison. And the implementation of the bail was postponed for a month to re-examine the condition of the prisoner’s tolerability.