Gianluca Costantini
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Free Soheil Arabi

An Iranian blogger and photojournalist faces “imminent death” for “blasphemous” Facebook posts in Teheran, human rights organisations warn.Thirty-year old Soheil Arabi was convinced of insulting the Prophet Mohammed in September and last month the conviction was upheld by Iran’s Supreme Court. It has now been revealed that officials have begun making preparations for his execution. Arabi and his wife were arrested in November last year. She was later released, while he was transferred to Tehran’s notorious Elvin prison where he was kept in solitary confinement, subjected to repeated abusive interrogations and denied access to his lawyer. Continue


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