Iran: Blogger was sentenced to more than 2 years prison

Several Iranian news sites such as Amir Kabir[fa], a student site, reported Omid Reza MirSyafi,Iranian blogger and journalist, was sentenced to 36 months prison. He was accused of insulting Iranian religious leaders and doing propaganda against Islamic Republic.


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