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Journalist Sentenced To Death For Being Enemy Of God

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posted on Aug, 1 2007 @ 03:32 AM
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Journalist Sentenced To Death For Being Enemy Of God


news.bbc.co.uk

Iran has sentenced two dissident journalists from its ethnic Kurdish minority for being "enemies of God".
Rights watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF), says Adnan Hassanpour and Hiva Boutimar were sentenced by a court in the eastern city of Marivan.

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posted on Aug, 1 2007 @ 03:32 AM
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The article says Iran has executed over one hundred people this year. Executing journalist is rare. The two journalist in question are ethnic Kurds who use to work for a newspaper in the Reagan that was baned.

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posted on Aug, 2 2007 @ 06:12 AM
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Being enemies of God? What did they do that was so bad?

Yet another example of the danger of theocracies.



posted on Aug, 2 2007 @ 06:41 AM
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Becky,
thanks for posting. I was starting to think no one cared about this. I did not see where it specifically said what they did. I got the impreshon they were writing what the current regime would call inappropriate material. As they were both writers.



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