IRAN: DEATH SENTENCE FOR POLITICAL PRISONER
November 28, 2009: Ayoub Porkar, 46, was sentenced to death for supporting the Peopleâ€™s Mojahedin Organization of Iran. His sentence was announced by Pour-Abbasi in a â€śclosed-door trialâ€ť which excluded lawyers and Porkarâ€™s right to defend himself. Supporters say Porkar was tortured and is being held in solitary confinement Evin prison in Tehran.
He has now been transferred to solitary confinement in Ward 350 of Evin. (Sources: ReligiousIntelligence.co.uk, NCRI, 04/12/2009)