Report: Iranian activist actress sentenced to 18 months in prison on security charges

  • by: NASSER KARIMI , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 29, 2013 - 3:40 PM

TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian court has sentenced an actress known for her reformist political activism to 18 months in prison on security charges, newspapers reported Tuesday, in another sign of the underlying tensions between Iran's hard-liners and calls for greater openness by new President Hassan Rouhani.

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