Journalist Nazila Maroofian was sentenced to one year in prison and payment of a fine.
Sunday, September 3, 2023, Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran sentenced journalist Nazila Maroofian to one year in prison and payment of 15 million Tomans for disseminating “propaganda against the state.”
Journalist Nazila Maroofian, 23, is from Saqqez but resides in Tehran.
This is the fourth time this young journalist has been arrested over a period of one year.
Most recently, she was violently arrested after security forces broke into her home on August 30, 2023.
An informed source told Nazila’s family that she had started a dry hunger strike since five days ago.
Nazila Maroofian, a student at Tehran’s Allameh Tabatabai University and a young journalist for Rouydad 24, was arrested on October 30, 2022, by order of the Revolutionary Prosecutor’s Office based in Evin Prison in Tehran.
She was arrested for publishing her interviews with the father of Mahsa Amini on the Rouydad 24 website in October and November 2022.