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Iran: Teenager sentenced to five years for political activism




Tehran, 19 Sept. (AKI) - A sixteen-year-old teenager has been sentenced to five years in jail for political activism.

Ebrahim Mehrnahad was sentenced by a court in Zahedan, capital of Iran's Sistan-Baluchestan province for 'conspiracy against the central powers'.

Mehrnahad is the younger brother of Yaghoub Mehrnahad, a journalist and activist who was hanged on 4 August in Zahedan for alleged membership of Jundallah (Soldiers of Allah), an armed Baluchi group.

Ebrahim was also a member of a youth cultural association, founded by his late brother.






 

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