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Iranian woman sentenced to 6 years in prison for writing unpublished story about stoning

Iranian woman sentenced to 6 years in prison for writing unpublished story about stoning / Boing Boing In September 2014, Iranian authorities ransacked Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee’s house and found an unpublished fictional story about stoning to death. She has been sentenced to five years in prison for insulting Islamic sanctities and another year for spreading propaganda against the ruling system. From The Guardian:  …