Political Prisoner Massoumeh Senobari is deprived of talking to other inmates
Political prisoner Massoumeh Senobari is detained in the quarantine ward of Fardis Prison of Karaj, a.k.a. Kachouii Prison. She is deprived of all her rights as a political prisoner and spends her time in horrible conditions. She is deprived of fresh air, detained in solitary confinement, and deprived of seeing other inmates.
Political prisoner Massoumeh Senobari has been sentenced to 7.5 years in prison.
An informed source reported from Kachouii Prison that political prisoner Massoumeh Senobari is held in a solitary suite in the women’s ward. In contrast to other inmates, she has limited time to contact her family.
According to the court’s verdict, political prisoner Massoumeh Senobari is not allowed to communicate with other inmates and must be detained in a “closed-door” prison. Her fresh-air time is limited to only one hour every few days. Other inmates are removed from the yard during her fresh-air time, so she cannot talk to others.
Massoumeh Senobari is originally from Tabriz. She was arrested in Karaj on December 13, 2022, and transferred to the city’s Department of Intelligence. On January 4, 2023, she was transferred to the women’s ward of Kachouii Prison after 40 days of interrogation.
Massoumeh Senobari is accused of leading the protests.
The 1st Branch of the Revolutionary Court of Karaj tried her on March 5, 2023, and sentenced her to 7.5 years in prison. She was charged with “participation in acts against the state through membership in the PMOI,” and “propaganda against the state through participating in illegal gatherings, publicity campaigns, writing graffiti on walls, and distribution of the pictures of the PMOI leaders.”
Massoumeh Senobari was arrested in Karaj on December 13, 2022, and transferred to the city’s Fardis Prison (Kachouii). Ms. Senobari’s family is unaware of her condition and is worried about her.
Massoumeh Senobari, the daughter of Mohammad Ali, was born in 1988 in Tabriz and has a daughter. She had been sentenced to 8 years on charges of “propaganda against the state” and “insulting” the mullahs’ supreme leader and was imprisoned in the women’s ward of the Central Prison of Tabriz.
Massoumeh Senobari was arrested on February 24, 2019, and was transferred to the detention center of the Intelligence Department of Tabriz. She was brutally tortured during interrogation and could not walk due to vicious whipping. Due to the blows to the head, her vision was blurred. Her leg broke under the torture, and her heel cracked. She was released in August 2019 on a bail of 600 million tomans until her trial.
Massoumeh Senobari was arrested again on February 5, 2020, without a previous summons, at her sister’s house and subjected to severe torture. In October 2020, during the coronavirus outbreak in the Central Prison of Tabriz, she was infected with the Covid-19 disease.
Political prisoner Massoumeh Senobari also suffers from heart problems, but the Tabriz prison authorities prevented giving her the medication provided by her family. She was eventually released from prison in 2021.
Ms. Senobari was again arrested in Karaj and transferred to Fardis Prison (Kechoui) on December 13, 2022; there is no information about her condition.