Ran: Baluch blogger in 9th year of detention

Political activist and Baluch blogger, Sakhi Rigi, who has been exiled to serve his prison term in Ahwaz Prison, is in his 9th year of incarceration.

He was arrested in 2009 at the age of 31 and has been sentenced to 20 years of prison for charges such as publishing lies and acting against national security.

He received one of the heaviest sentences given to a blogger in a court that did not receive any media attention. He blogged about the condition of Baluch political prisoners. There are no recent details about his condition in Ahwaz Prison.

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