Tehran, Iran, Jul. 03 Irans judiciary has sentenced a womens right activist to lashes and prison time for taking part in an anti-government protest last year, state media reported.
Delaram Ali, who had taken part in a demonstration in Tehran on 12 June 2006 demanding greater womens rights, was sentenced to 10 lashes and given a 2-year-and-20-month suspended prison term sentence.
The announcement was made by Nasrin Sotoudeh, Delarams lawyer. Her comments were carried by the government-owned news agency ILNA.
Delaram had been charged with participating in an illegal gathering, carrying out propaganda activities against the state, and disturbing public order.