Prison sentence of Dorsa Sobhani suspended by appeal court in Tehran

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PBS Tehran Bureau (FrontLine, 18 May 2011) Tehran Bureau of Frontline reported:

Dorsa Sobhani The appeals court in Tehran has suspended the one-year prison sentence of university student Dorsa Sobhani for five years. Sobhani, a human rights advocate and member of the Baha’i religious minority, which is not recognized by the Iranian government, has been expelled from her university. She was arrested in March 2010 and spent 45 days in jail, 27 in solitary confinement, before her release on bail.

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