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Human Rights Groups Condemn Journalists' Prison Sentences in Iran

U.S. human rights groups are condemning the sentences imposed by an Iranian court on four journalists who were arrested late last year. The four were accused of “paving the way for U.S. infiltration of the country.” The Iranian judiciary has handed down sentences of five to 10 years in prison to the journalists who were arrested last November in the period leading up to parliamentary elections. Afarin Chitsaz, Ehsan Mazandarani, Saman Safarzai and Davoud Asadi were convicted Tuesday of...

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