Iranian History Professor's Death Sentence Upheld

madcow writes "Fundamentalists in Iran are making it a tad harder to speak freely as this temporarily available article makes clear. "Mr. Aghajari is serving a four-year sentence at Tehran's notorious Evin prison....[T]he regional court that handed down the original death sentence has reaffirmed it. "The judge has ... maintained his original decision," said a court official. "There was nothing new in the file." Now it goes back again to the Iranian Supreme Court."

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