The first branch of the Shiraz Revolutionary Court convened on Saturday, June 10, 2023, to examine the charges against two teachers’ union activists of Fars province, Mojgan Bagheri and Zahra Esfandiari.
During this hearing, the teachers’ union activists defended themselves against the “community and collusion” charge.
On the same day, the first branch of the Revolutionary Court of Shiraz also examined the charges leveled against other teachers’ union activists of Fars province: Gholamreza Gholami, Mohammad Ali Zahmatkesh, Asghar Amirzadegan, Afshin Razmjouii, and Abdul Razzaq Amiri.
The security forces arrested Mojgan Bagheri and Zahra Esfandiari on May 12, 2022.
Ms. Mojgan Bagheri was temporarily released on July 4, 2022, and Ms. Esfandiari was released on July 12, 2022.