Baha’i Citizen Afshin Heyratian Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison

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Afshin Heyratian (RAHANA 11-Feb-2011) Baha’i citizen and children’s rights activist Afshin Heyratian has been sentenced to 4 years in prison.

According to the Human Rights House of Iran, publishing articles about children of labor is the main reason for the verdict.

He had been arrested in June and later released on bail.

During his time in detention, he had been put under pressure in order to make false televised confessions.



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