2 Iranian poets targeted in hard-liners’ crackdown on expression in Iran

Two Iranian poets jailed for their work and sentenced to 99 lashes apiece for shaking hands with members of the opposite sex are the latest targets in a crackdown that analysts say pits hard-liners against those offering new glimpses of life in the Islamic Republic.

Source: 2 Iranian poets targeted in hard-liners’ crackdown on expression in Iran

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