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Akbar Mohamadi condemned to death

Student Movement Coordination Committee for Democracy in Iran

December 4, 1999 -- Confirmed reports are stating about a death sentence issued against Mr. Akbar Mohamadi in connection with the July's unrests. Akbar Mohamadi is the brother of Manouchehr Mohamadi one of the Students leaders condemned to 13 years of prison for having coordinated the Student Movement in its reaction to the repression in Iran and arrested on 7/14/1999.

The death sentence has been referred to the Islamic Supreme Court for review based on a appeal introduced by Mr. A. Mohamadi's family and following a letter wrote to the Islamic leader by the Mohamadi's father. If the sentence is confirmed by the Supreme Court, Mr. Akbar Mohamadi will be hanged in Evin Political Jail and will be the first person to be officially executed in connection with the Student Movement.