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Iran Sentences Prominent Journalist to 3 Years in Prison

The lawyer of prominent Iranian journalist says a court has sentenced his client to three years in prison on charges of insulting authorities and spreading propaganda against the ruling system. Mahmoud Alizadeh Tabatabaei told The Associated Press on Tuesday that his client, Isa Saharkhiz, who was detained in November, can appeal the verdict within the next 20 days.   The lawyer says the verdict was announced on Monday and that Saharkhiz got two years for insulting authorities and...

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