Iran: Kurdish student activist receives verdict

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Mahabad’s court held the trial of Kurdish student activist Manijeh Fatehi on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, as planned. She was sentenced to four years and one day of suspended jail sentence for having contacts with dissident anti-government parties.

Manijeh Fatehi, 23, had been arrested in March 2015 at home.

Mahabad is located south of Lake Orumiyeh in West Azerbaijan Province.

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