Blogger Kaveh Taheri sentenced to three years

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – The Iranian blogger Kaveh Taheri has been sentenced to 3 years in prison for propaganda against the regime.  In a separate charge, a bail approximately equivalent to $50,000 has also been set for him.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Taheri is being held in Adel Abad Prison in Shiraz.  Presiding over the first branch of the Revolutionary Court, Judge Mahmoud Sadati handed down the maximum penalty allowed, sentencing Taheri to three years in prison on charges of insulting the Supreme Leader and propaganda against the regime with the intent to benefit the opposition groups. (more…)