Prisoner of conscience sentenced to 6 years of prison

Human Rights Activists in Iran

Payam Fanayian, a Baha'i who was arrested after popular protests on Ashura (December 27, 2009) was sentenced to 6 years of prison by the Tehran Revolutionary Court.
He was arrested on January 3 along with 10 others in Tehran. He has still not received his sentence in a written form but it has been announced to his lawyer who was appointed for him by the court


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