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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Keyvan Karimi Iranian Film Director Is Sentenced By Islamic Regime Judiciary To 223 Lashes And One Year Imprisonment …..

According to Iran Wire Website Keyvan Karimi a 30 year old film director is sentenced by Islamic regime judiciary headed by Mohammad Sadegh Larijani to 223 lashes and one year imprisonment on alleged charges such as ; shaking hands with a woman ( other than wife and family member ) and insulting the leader of the regime and propagating against regime by way of  making film. His film " Neveshtan Bar Shahr " ( Writing on City) is the story of Graffiti's on the City Walls as time changed ……
 
Keyvan Karimi was arrested at his home on December 2014 and spent 12 days in solitary confinement ( ward number 2- Alef in Evin prison which run by Sepah )  but released on bail . After release he appealed the sentencing given by judge Moghiseh . Although the first sentencing which was 5 years imprisonment was reduced to one year imprisonment and 223 lashes , the appeal court approved the reduced sentencing and now this film maker has received the final sentencing, said his lawyer Mr. Amir Reisian .
Kevan Karimi said, he is not intended to leave the country and will remain in the country to face the sentencing.


Link:
http://iranwire.com/features/8750/


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