Iranian singer who won Grammy for Mahsa Amini protest anthem is sentenced to prison in Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian singer who won a Grammy presented by U.S. first lady Jill Biden has been sentenced to more than three years in prison over his anthem supporting the 2022 protests over the death of Mahsa Amini.

Shervin Hajipour posted on Instagram on Friday, the same day that Iran held its parliamentary election, what appeared to be part of the judgment against him.

José AbreuIranian singer who won Grammy for Mahsa Amini protest anthem is sentenced to prison in Iran