Iran: Five-year prison sentence for performance of Koranic verses

NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Iran: Five-year prison sentence for performance of Koranic verses The Iranian singer Mohsen Namjoo has been sentenced to five years in prison for disrespecting religious sanctities — luckily in absentia, as he is living outside the country now. Mohsen Namjoo (also spelled: ‘Namju’) is a singer and composer who has been likened to […]