Monthly Archive: October 2015

Oct 03

Facebook Activist Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for “Insulting the Prophet”

Soheil Arabi, whose death sentence for “insulting the prophet” was recently struck down by the Supreme Court, has been sentenced to seven and a half years in prison, a source close to the case told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

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Oct 03

Sister of Saeed Malekpour Says Family Hopes for a Pardon for Imprisoned Web Developer

Prisoner of conscience Saeed Malekpour, serving a life sentence for blasphemy, has been allowed monthly family visits at Evin Prison where he has been held for the last seven years, after a year in which prison authorities denied him in-person visitation, his sister Maryam Malekpour told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

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