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Trial Of Gonabadi Dervishes’s Lawyer And Majzooban Noor Website Managers was Postponed



from the beginning of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s government, the repression has increased sharply over the Dervishes.

So,from 1384 (2006) to present, a minimum of around 300 cases of putting pressures on Gonabadi Dervishes had been happening such as: the pressures after destroying Shariat Hoseinieh of Qom and Seyed-o Shohada Hoseinieh of Broojerd, preventing from burial of the corpse in Mazare Soltani of Beidokht, and arrest, trial and revoking power of attorneys of Gonabadi Dervishes’ counselors, trial of the mass of Dervishes, phone summon of Dervishes by the security forces and so on … which through every one of these happenings a number of Dervishes were arrested and imprisoned.”

pressure and crackdown on dervishes more increased from Shahrivar 1390 (September 2011)

and from then at about 200 Gonabadi Dervishes have been detained in all over of Iran and also Gonabadi dervish, Vahid Banani who was shot by security officers during Kavar events in all of our sorrow and regret after 3 days suffering, was Martyred in Shiraz on Shahrivar 15, 1390 (September 06, 2011).

On 14th Shahrivar 1390 (September 05, 2011) At midnight, Seven gonabadi dervishes’s lawyers and administrators of Majzooban Noor Website were arrested at the house of one of them in Tehran by the plain-cloths men forces who are still held in jail and They were accused of “fighting against the Islamic system” and the hearing of them was supposed to be held in Tehran today (Sunday,21 Aban-11 November).

But a few hours ago, the Judiciary decided to postpone the trial date of these seven dervishes.

The name of these Prisoners of Conscience are as follows:

– Hamid Reza Moradi Sarvestani

– Mostafa Daneshjou

– Farshid Yadollahi

– Amir Eslami

– Afshin Karampour

– Omid Behroozi

– Reza Entesari

About the charges against these seven lawyers and administrators of Majzooban Noor,dangers that threaten them and basically, the reasons for the repression of Dervishes, we had an interview with Majzooban noor reporter, AliReza Kavandi.

You can listen that,  here: