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Iran: Journalist sentenced to 5 years of prison




Tehran, 13 Sept. (AKI) -An Iranian journalist and human rights activist has been sentenced to five years of prison, according to opposition web site Herana.

The site said Mohammad Qaznavian was found guilty of spreading propaganda against the Iranian government and for working with opposition groups located abroad.

Qaznavian, primarily an activist for the rights of minors and women, was arrested in February and released on bail after spending a month imprisoned in a prison in his native Qazin, 165 northwest of Tehran.




 

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