Protest over Belgian aid worker jailed in Iran for alleged espionage

Lots of of individuals held an indication in Brussels in help of a Belgian humanitarian employee who’s been detained in Iran since February 2022.Olivier Vandecasteele was sentenced to a complete of 40 years in jail in Tehran for alleged ‘espionage’.The 42-year-old was additionally sentenced to 74 lashes. His dad and mom had been on the rally.”It is extremely troublesome for our household,” defined his father Bernard Vandecasteele. “Luckily, everybody and all of Olivier`s associates are serving to us every single day in order that we’re capable of proceed dwelling.””It`s very troublesome for him, and for us too, in fact,” added his mom  Annie Santy, “his circumstances and his well being should not good.”Olivier’s dad and mom say their son has misplaced 25 kilos and has been psychologically weakened after 11 months in solitary confinement.Based on Amnesty Worldwide, the conviction is unnecessary, the arrest was arbitrary and Olivier did not obtain a good trial.Watch the video within the participant above.