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Iran Sentences 24 Baha’is To As Many As 11 Years in Jail

Simin Fahandezh, a Geneva-based spokeswoman for the international Baha’i community. (file photo)
By RFE/RL’s Radio Farda

Arevolutionary court in Iran’s Golestan Province has sentenced 24 believers in the Baha’i faith to as many as 11 years in prison each.

A Geneva-based spokeswoman for the International Baha’i community, Simin Fahandezh, said the 24 individuals are being imprisoned strictly because of their religious faith, which is not officially recognized by Iran.

“They’re innocent,” Fahandezh said. “They haven’t committed any crime as the only charge against them is their membership in the Baha’i community.”

She said the prison sentences, ranging from six to 11 years, demonstrate that “human rights have no value for Iranian authorities.”

She said those who’ve been sentenced were detained in 2012 in Golestan during a crackdown against the Baha’i community.

The sentences can be appealed.

Baha’i routinely face persecution in Iran.

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