Three more activists for rights of Azerbaijanis in Iran arrested

Three more activists for rights of Azerbaijanis in Iran arrested
# 22 December 2008 15:17 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Ramil Mammadli–APA. Activists of the movement for rights of Azerbaijanis in Iran Ali Sadigi, Hamid Rzainia and Akbar Huseynzadeh were sentenced by the Tabriz Revolutionary Court for imprisonment. The Iranian sources told APA the Azerbaijanis were accused in the national discrimination and panturkist ideas at the court session held on December 21. All three were sentenced for a year of imprisonment. The Azerbaijanis are arrested in Iran for their joining of actions in May 2008 dedicated to the anniversary of 2006 events.
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