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Iran: Quash the Convictions of Mehdi Rajabian, Hossein Rajabian and Yousef Emadi (UA 41/16)
Iranian musicians Mehdi Rajabian and Yousef Emadi, and filmmaker Hossein Rajabian have been summoned to start serving a three-year prison sentence, imposed for their artistic work. They must report to the Office of the Prosecutor in Tehran’s Evin Prison by 31 May. If imprisoned, they will be prisoners of conscience.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Ashinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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