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Report: Iran Sentences Female Pro-Reform Journalist to Jail

Iranian semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that a revolutionary court has sentenced a female pro-reform journalist to a nearly 13-year prison term over security charges. The Saturday report said that Hengameh Shahidi can still appeal the verdict that sentenced her to 12 years and 9 months in jail. It did not elaborate. Shahidi, 43, has been in jail since June after months at large during which she was active on social media. The outspoken journalist has served many short...

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