Iran sentences French-Iranian academic to six years in prison – lawyer

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Fariba Adelkhah to appeal against sentence over security breaches and propaganda

Iran has sentenced a French-Iranian academic to a maximum sentence of six years in prison on charges of breaching national security and spreading propaganda against the country.

Fariba Adelkhah, an anthropologist and researcher at the Centre for International Research (CERI) at the Paris political institute Sciences Po, has been held at Evin jail, north of Tehran, since last June.

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