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May 31, 2014 1:00 pm

Iranians Given Lengthy Jail Terms for Facebook Postings

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AFP – An Iranian court has sentenced eight people to jail terms ranging from seven to 20 years for crimes including anti-regime propaganda posted on Facebook, an opposition website has said.

Kaleme, which did not cite a source for its report, said the sentences were delivered last week giving the eight Facebook users a combined 123 years in jail.

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