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Health of imprisoned priest deteriorates

Monday, 13 August 2012

Human rights activists are reporting a decline in the health of Pastor Behnam Irani, who is serving a six-year prison sentence in Karaj Prison. Behnam Irani, who converted to Christianity and served as a pastor in the Iranian church,  is being held under worrying conditions along with dangerous prisoners. Irani was sentenced to five years in prison on charges of harming national security and an additional year for anti-regime propaganda.

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  • Published: 6 days ago on Monday, 13 August 2012
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: August 13, 2012 @ 2:06 pm
  • Filed Under: Human Rights
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    • http://www.hra-news.org/1389-01-27-05-27-21/13240-1.html

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