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Iran: Blogger May Face Death Penalty

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Iran, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Human Rights, Politics, Protest, Religion

Several bloggers and news sites reported [1] [fa] that Mohammad Reza Pour Shajari, a jailed blogger , may face charge of ‘Waging War Against God’ (moharebeh [2]). A death sentence can be pronounced in this case. He criticized Islam and Islamic Republic in his blog, Iran Land's Report [3].