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Iran - Court reduces sentence of correspondent for Iranian media

Reporters without borders
The Baku Appeal Court today reduced a two-year prison sentence imposed on Anar Bayramli, the Azerbaijan correspondent for several Iranian news organizations (see below), by half and he will now be released next February. “This half-hearted verdict gives little comfort,” Reporters Without Borders said. “It is a testament to the predicament of the jury in a case that has become a bargaining chip in the diplomatic tension between Baku and Tehran. “International and public pressure must be (...)

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