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Iran: Further information: Filmmaker's flogging and jail sentence upheld: Keywan Karimi

, Index number: MDE 13/3528/2016

Iranian filmmaker Keywan Karimi has had five years of his six-year sentence suspended by the appeal court, which upheld the flogging sentence of 223 lashes. If jailed to serve the one-year prison term, imposed for his peaceful activities, he will be a prisoner of conscience.

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