In Iran, second execution linked to the demonstrations – World Today News
“Majidreza Rahnavard, who was sentenced to death on November 29 for stabbing two security guards twelve days earlier and injuring four others,” was publicly executed in Mashhad, Mizan said. online, the agency of the judicial authority of the country. He had been arrested on November 17 as he tried to flee the country.
Iran is facing protests sparked by the September 16 death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian Kurd who died after she was arrested by vice squad for violating the Islamic Republic’s strict dress code.
The first execution took place on Thursday. Mohsen Shekari, 23, had been sentenced to death for blocking a street and injuring a paramilitary at the start of the protests. The announcement of his execution had provoked multiple condemnations abroad as well as from the UN.
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