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  • Iran's top court said Tuesday it would uphold a death sentence against a high profile dissident journalist.

  • Ruhollah Sam was captured in the capital, Tehran last year after years of exile in France.

  • Iran called the arrest on intelligence operation.

  • Xam Social Media Feed had more than one million followers he was convicted of for Menting violence during anti government protests in 2017.

  • Iranian officials have accused government opponents living in exile of stirring the unrest, which began his protests about economic hardship and spread nationwide.

  • Xam was the son of a pro reform that Shiite cleric he fled Iran on was given asylum in France last year.

  • Iran's Revolutionary Guards said it had trapped the journalist in a complex operation using intelligence deception.

  • It did not say where the operation took place.

Iran's top court said Tuesday it would uphold a death sentence against a high profile dissident journalist.

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Iran upholds death sentence for France-based journo

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/08
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