Iranian weekly facing legal charges for publishing image of Shah's father
A provincial weekly in Iran's northeastern holy city of Mashhad is facing legal charges for having published the picture of a statue of Reza Shah, founder of the Pahlavi dynasty and father of Iran's last Shah.
Staffers of the Hemat weekly which belongs to the Mashhad municipality were summoned before a local court on Sunday, the reformist Noruz paper reported Monday, adding that they were also accused of publishing "untrue articles", AFP reported.
The imperial dynasty was overthrown in Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution, which brought about the current regime to power.
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