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Iran - New arbitrary sentence for Facebook user who escaped death penalty

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that Soheil Arabi, a Facebook user whose death sentence was quashed by the supreme court, has been given a new sentence of seven and a half years in prison starting with two years under observation, during which he must prove he has repented to avoid reimposition of the death sentence. Detained since December 2013, Soheil Arabi received the new sentence on 6 September when he was retried by a Tehran assizes court. During the next two years, (...)

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