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Iran executes three people over violence during last year’s anti-government protests.


Dubai. Iran on Friday executed three men accused of violence during last year’s anti-government protests. He took this step despite protests from human rights organizations.

Judiciary website Mizan reported the execution of the three accused – Majid Kazemi, Saleh Mirhashmi and Saeed Yaghoubi. Officials said Majed, Saleh and Saeed had staged a protest in Isfahan during national anti-government protests in November last year. The police officer and two members of the paramilitary Basij group were killed.

At the same time, human rights groups said that the three accused were tortured in custody, they were forced to make confessions on television and due judicial process was not followed in sentencing them. Strict Islamic dress code in Iran in September last year. Massive anti-government protests erupted across the country following the death in police custody of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who was arrested for allegedly violating the law.

During this time, government forces arrested many protesters. Seven people have been executed in connection with the anti-government protests. Human rights groups say that those sentenced to death are being held in secret in government security courts. Convicted and he was not even allowed to defend himself.

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