Iran: Death sentences against three dissidents


Published in “Die ZEIT”, October 10 2009
Human Rights

Teheran (dpa) – Death sentences have been issued against dissidents in Iran. This was reported by the Iranian news agency IRNA with reference to a spokesman of the Judiciary. Two of the dissidents were members of a group supporting the restoration of monarchy. The third convict is affiliated with the expat rebel group of the people’s Mojaheddeen. The death sentences (according to IRNA) are not yet finel; the attorneys can still file appeals.

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