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The Iranian regime's judiciary has sentenced eight Facebook activists for 'plotting against national security', official state-run news agency IRNA reported.
The report by IRNA did not identify the activists but said they were convicted of plotting against national security, spreading propaganda against the ruling system and insulting officials.
Facebook is officially banned in Iran, as are other popular social media websites like Twitter and YouTube.
Islamic Fundamentalism and Iran
Islamic Fundamentalism, which may manifest itself on the streets of France or Yemen and Syria, and its victims may be diverse, but it is a single issue confronting the globe. It may appear random or unplanned but it is in fact shrewdly promoted and sustained by a regime, which relies on the phenomenon for its very survival.