Majid Dorri

Name: Majid Dorri
Date of Imprisonment: July 9, 2009
Occupation: Student Activist
Charge: Moharebeh (“Enmity Towards God”); Acting Against National Security; Disrupting Public Order; and Relations with the Mojahedin-e Khalgh Organization
Current Status: Imprisoned
Sentence: 6 and a Half Years

He was released in June 2014.

Majid Dorri is a student activist who has been banned from continuing his education, sentenced to 6.5 years in prison, and exiled to Behbahan Prison. He was arrested on July 9, 2009 after holding protests during the 2009 elections. In Fall 2010 he was transferred to Behbahan Prison, where he has remained since. His family, residents of Karaj, have to travel 15 hours in each direction to visit him in prison. In January 2011, Majid Dorri’s parents were summoned to Karaj Intelligence Office and threatened not to disseminate information about their son’s case.