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Iran sentences three more to death over anti-hijab protests, tally rises to 17 | World News

Iran sentences three extra to dying over anti-hijab protests, tally rises to 17 | World Information

Iran sentenced three extra folks to dying accused of killing three members of the safety forces amid nationwide anti-hijab protests, the judiciary mentioned. Iran has witnessed large demonstrations because the dying of Mahsa Amini in September final yr. Mahsa Amini was arrested by nation’s morality police for allegedly violating Iran’s strict costume code- for not sporting her hijab correctly.

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With this the entire variety of folks sentenced to dying in reference to the protests rose to 17. 4 of these convicted have been executed and two others are on dying row after their sentences have been upheld by the nation’s supreme courtroom, AFP reported.

Saleh Mirhashemi, Majid Kazemi and Saeed Yaghoubi have been sentenced to dying on costs of waging “conflict in opposition to God”, the judiciary’s Mizan On-line information web site reported as per information company AFP.

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The report added that two others have been handed jail phrases for the incident that led to the deaths of three safety power members in Isfahan on November 16. Though, all of the sentences will be appealed, it mentioned.

Earlier, Iran executed Mohammad Mehdi Karami and Seyed Mohammad Hosseini for killing a paramilitary power member in November. Two different males, Mohsen Shekari and Majidreza Rahnavard, have been additionally executed in December after being convicted of assaults on safety forces amid protests.

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