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Iranian film-maker Jafar Panahi to serve six-year sentence

Iranian film-maker Jafar Panahi

Award-winning Iranian film-maker Jafar Panahi, arrested last week in Tehran, must serve a six-year sentence previously handed to him in 2010, the judicial authority announced Tuesday. Jafar Panahi Awards Panahi, 62, has won a number of awards at international festivals for films that have critiqued modern Iran, including the top …

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