Keyvan Karimi Archives - KHRN

February 22, 2016

Tehran court sentences Kurdish filmmaker to one-year in prison, 223 lashes

Iran’s Tehran Court of Appeal has reduced the six years jail sentence for Kurdish filmmaker Keywan (Keyvan) Karimi to only one-year in prison and 223 lashes on charges of “propaganda against the system”, a reliable source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). His lawyer has been informed on 20 February 2016 that the Branch 54 of the Tehran Court of Appeal had reduced the sentence...

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