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Iran: Derakhshan's trial started

According to [fa] several sites including Fars News, Hossein Derakhshan‘s trial started today. The Iranian blogger has been in jail for 21 months and he was accused of “collaborating with ennemi states, doing propaganda against Islamic regime, insulting religious sanctities and doing propaganda for anti-revolutionary groups.”

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  • […] many months of nearly no information about the status of Hossein Derakhshan, his trial began in Tehran on Wednesday, Iranian websites (including a blog written by Hoder’s sister) are […]

  • […] Loharano iray azo antoka no nilaza tamin'ny Global Voices fa ny mpampanoa lalàna ao Teheran dia mikasa ny hampihatra ny fanamelohana ho faty amin'ilay Iraniana mpitoraka bilaogy Hossein Derakhshan (fantatra koa amin'ny hoe “Hoder”). Tsy mbola nanome ny heviny momba ity tranga ity ny filoha mitarika ny fitsarana, antsoina hoe Salavati. Nampangaina ho  “mifandray tendro amina firenena fahavalo, manao fampielezan-kevitra manohitra ny rafi-pitondrana Islamika, maniratsira ny fahamasinana ara-pinoana ary  manao fampielezan-kevitra ho fananganana vondrona manohitra ny fiovana i Derakhshan.” 22 volana lasa izay no  nosamborina izy, ary ny fitsarana azy dia nanomboka tamin'ny Jona 2010. […]

  • […] A reliable source has told Global Voices that Tehran's prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for jailed Iranian blogger Hossein Derakhshan (also known as “Hoder”). The presiding judge, named Salavati, has not yet ruled in the case. Derakhshan has been accused of “collaborating with enemy states, creating propaganda against the Islamic regime, insulting religious sanctity, and creating propaganda for anti-revolutionary groups.” He was arrested 22 months ago, and his trial began in June 2010. […]

  • […] via Global Voices in English » Iran: Jailed blogger, Hossein Derakhshan “Hoder” may face death penalty A reliable source has told Global Voices that Tehran’s prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for jailed Iranian blogger Hossein Derakhshan (also known as “Hoder”). The presiding judge, named Salavati, has not yet ruled in the case. Derakhshan has been accused of “collaborating with enemy states, creating propaganda against the Islamic regime, insulting religious sanctity, and creating propaganda for anti-revolutionary groups.” He was arrested 22 months ago, and his trial began in June 2010. […]

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