Nargess Mohammadi, the Iranian human rights activist and deputy director of the Human Rights Defenders Centre of Iran, has been summoned by the Evin Prison Court.
Kaleme reports that Mohammadi has been summoned to appear in court on Sunday June 1, and the reason for her summons has been referred to as “charges stated in the file.”
Mohammadi has been sentenced to six years in jail for “assembly and collusion against national security and propaganda activities against the regime.”
Shirin Ebadi, the head of the Human Rights Defenders centre in exile, has reported on Mohammadi’s summons, saying it may be connected to her visit with Catherine Ashton in Tehran.
Mohammadi was the head of a delegation of women’s rights activists that met with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton in Tehran on International Women’s Day. The meeting at the Viennese embassy stirred severe reactions from conservative factions in Iran.