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March 12, 2012

Faezeh Hashemi’s Six-Month Prison Sentence Upheld

Faezeh Hashemi’s Six-Month Prison Sentence Upheld A Tehran Appeals Court upheld the six-month prison sentence for Faezeh Hashemi, former Member of Parliament and editor-in-chief of the banned newspaper Zan, a source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. In addition to her prison sentence, Hashemi has also been banned from political and press activities for five years.... read more