Iran sentences Sunni cleric to 14 years of prison

June 2, 2011

The first branch of the Saqez Revolutionary Court sentenced Mamousta Sediq Hassani to 14 years of prison.

His lawyer Khalil Bahramian said, “Mamoustan Hassani who was arrested in Saqez some time before was sentenced to 14 years of prison on charges of cooperating with a dissident group and hiding guns”.

“We have appealed the sentence and it has been referred to the Kurdistan court of review”, he added. (Mukrian News Agency – Jun. 1, 2011)



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