22 Jun 2020
A harsh ruling on an Ahwazi teacher criticizing the Iranian regime’s looting of the farmers’ lands
A severe ruling against an Ahwazi teacher
The Revolutionary Court in Ahwaz issued a severe ruling against the teacher Adel Asakereh after publishing video clips in which he criticized the Iranian regime’s looting of the peasant lands.
The court sentenced the Ahwazi teacher to 9 years in prison without obtaining convincing and sufficient evidence in explicit violation of the provisions of Iranian law and constitution, and with the absence of any party representing his defence due to his financial inability to hire a lawyer
The teacher, Adel Asakereh, was arrested onMay 6, 2019, after he wrote an article criticizing the Iranian regime’s oil budget, sugar companies ’confiscation of people’s lands in Ahwaz, and was released on a bond to be held hostage to the fascist Iranian regime.
Adel Asakereh is 36 years old, works as a teacher in the elementary school in Safha village, located in Fellahiya city, and holds a master’s degree in history.
Sources told the “Ahwazi Organization for the Defence of Human Rights”, that the clip published by Adel Asakereh highlighted the suffering of the people in light of the continuing policy of prey being pursued by the Iranian regime and the confiscation of the lands of the people in the villages and towns.
The sources pointed out that the authorities of the Iranian regime sent a torrent of fabricated charges and false allegations to the Ahwazi teacher, Adel Asakereh, including inciting citizens against national security, publishing video clips to distort the Iranian regime and insulting the Iranian guide, Ali Khamenei.
Hence, the Ahwazi Organization for the defence of human rights, calls all free people in the world, human rights organizations and international institutions, to announce bold and procedural positions in the face of crimes carried out by the authorities of the Iranian regime against the Ahwazi people.
It calls on the international community to put pressure on the Iranian regime to stop issuing unfair judgments in the face of selective and retaliatory justice carried out by judges subject to an authoritarian regime headed by Ali Khamenei.
The Ahwazi Organization for the Defence of Human Rights