"spreading corruption on earth" (efsad-e fel arz) Archives - KHRN

December 22, 2022

Kurdish woman writer’s trial signals possible death penalty verdict

Detained Kurdish writer Mozhgan Kavousi was tried on 20 December over a series of serious charges, one of which may carry a death penalty verdict.  The most serious charges against her was "spreading corruption on earth" (efsad-e fel arz), for which a death penalty is a possible verdict under the laws of the the Islamic Republic of Iran. She is a former political prisoner released in January...

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