Condemned blogger Vahid Askari refuses to appear in court

According to reports, Vahid, who is accused of setting up improper pornographic blogs and sentenced to death, has refused to attend court. He is boycotting the court and does not recognize its authority. He also claims that he is being forced to appear in shackles and a prison uniform. Vahid was arrested four years ago by Iranian intelligence together with other blogger activists.

Source: Iran Daily Brief

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