Ms. Simin Aivaz-zadeh posted a note on her Facebook protesting unjust heavy sentences, including seven years of imprisonment for her son, Omid Alishenass, a civil rights activist.
Ms. Aivaz-zadeh wrote in her post, “(Judges) Moghiseh, Salavati, Hozan, and Qomizadeh all share a common feature and that is hating innocent and humanitarian youths! If (my son) had embezzled billions (of dollars), he would not have received such a verdict? May be I should have hoped my son to be a crooked man to receive mercy! But I would never ever make such a wish. I have a lot to say when the time comes!”
In another measure, activist mothers and women defending civil and human rights gathered at Ms. Aivaz-zadeh’s residence to protest the heavy sentences issued for civil and children’s rights activists, Atena Daemi and Omid Alishenass.
Ms. Mansoureh Behkish, whose sister and brothers were executed in the 1980s and the 1988 massacre by the clerical regime, said in this regard: “The unjust verdicts issued by the Revision Court for Nargess Mohammadi, Atena Daemi and Omid Alishenass, astonished every one. The question is: for what crime? Are human rights and freedom-loving activities, opposition to the death penalty, visiting families (of the victims), participating in ceremonies or having a satellite dish reasons for such heavy sentences?”