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Iran: Prosecutor seeks death penalty for Derakhshan

Categories: Iran, Legal Threats

A knowledgeable source told Global Voices that Tehran's prosecutor seeks death penalty for Hossein Derakhshan [1], jailed blogger. Judge Salavati hasn't ruled yet. Hossein has been accused of “collaborating with enemy states, doing propaganda against Islamic regime, insulting religious sanctities and doing propaganda for anti-revolutionary groups.”