Lawyer says Iranian cartoonist freed after prison sentence

May 3, 2016 1:35 PM

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Lawyer says Iranian cartoonist freed after prison sentence

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – An Iranian cartoonist imprisoned over portraying lawmakers as animals to criticize a draft law restricting contraception and criminalizing voluntary sterilization has been released from prison.

A lawyer for Atena Farghadani says she was freed from Tehran's Evin prison on Tuesday.

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