The Syndicate of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company Workers, reported on Monday, June 1 that one of its members, Rasoul Taleb Moghaddam, was arrested to be punished by 74 lashes. Taleb Moghaddam, who was among dozens arrested on the International Labor Day, May 1, 2019, in Tehran, surrendered himself at Tehran’s notorious Evin prison on Monday.
In August 2019, Rasool Taleb Moghadam was sentenced at Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court to 74 lashes, two years in prison, and two years internal exile.
Before surrendering, Taleb Moghaddam was repeatedly threatened to either report to law enforcement or have his bail confiscated. After being punished by 74 lashes behind bars in Evin, Taleb Moghaddam was transferred to Evin Prison’s quarantine ward with poor physical conditions and after a few hours transferred him to FashafoyePrison(Greater Tehran Central Penitentiary ).