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Iran Lawmakers Find Cyber Police Guilty of Blogger Death: Mehr

Iran’s parliament said the Tehran branch of the cyber police unit is responsible for the death in detention of a blogger who had criticized the Islamic Republic’s government, the state-run Mehr news agency reported.

The finding was stated in a report by a special commission set up in November to investigate Sattar Beheshti’s death, and was read in a parliamentary session yesterday, Mehr said. Beheshti is accused of spreading propaganda, insulting the values of the Islamic Republic and seeking to act against national security, according to the news agency.