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June 10, 2015

Cartoonist Sentenced to More than 12 Years in Iran Must be Released


Atena Farghadani, a 28-year-old artist, has been sentenced to twelve years and nine months in prison for drawing a cartoon depicting members of Iran's parliament with animal heads.