Arash Sadeghi attended Alameh Tabatabai University where he was a member of the Participation Front. He was sentenced by the 26th branch of the Revolutionary Court for charges of spreading anti-government propaganda and colluding against the government.
It is important to note that Arash Sadeghi had previously been sentenced to three years in prison as a result of the events of the 18th of Tir anniversary. The current sentence pertains to his arrest during the Ashura protests.
Arash Sadeghi is a philosophy student and worked on the campaign of Mir Hussein Mousavi during last years presidential elections.
It is reported that during the break for new years, Arash Sadeghi told his friends he was severely beaten in prison. As a result he suffered two injuries to his right shoulder.