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Iranian Facebook User Sentenced to Death

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Iran, Citizen Media, Human Rights, Protest

Soheil Arabi was sentenced [1] to death for insulting the Prophet Mohammad on the Facebook.The Revolutionary Guards arrested Soheil Arabi on November 2013. Iranian Twitter user Velgard tweeted below about this, explaining that Arabi is only a 30 year old Iranian who is not a political activist, but merely “one of us.” Several bloggers [2] and Facebook users [3] were arrested in last twelve months.