Recently, two men in a northeastern province were given rare death sentences for drinking, as part of the country's three-strikes law.
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Interrogators at Tehran’s Evin Prison threatened Mohammad Ali Taheri with death. He has been held in solitary confinement for three years, imprisoned for his spiritual beliefs and practices.
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Thrilling news -- Kurdish Iranian filmmaker Behrouz Ghobadi has been released following an Amnesty campaign on his behalf.