“Death to the dictator!” » In Tehran, in the neighborhood where Mohsen Shekari lived, anti-regime slogans were chanted, a few hours after his death, on the evening of Thursday, December 8. Several groups of people held a rally to protest the execution of this 23-year-old protester, the first to be sentenced to death, after a legal procedure denounced as a show trial by human rights organizations.
He was arrested during a demonstration
The young man had been arrested during a demonstration for blocking a road and injuring a paramilitary. On the night of Thursday to Friday, the demonstrators took to the street where he was arrested, chanting “They took our Mohsenna and brought back his body”According to a video clip published by the media on the Internet, 1,500 deportations.
sequel after announcement
Protests in Iran: If you kill two, thirty will replace them
Mohsen Shakari was buried twenty-four hours after his execution, in the presence of some of his family members and security forces, in the Behesht-e-Zahra cemetery in Tehran, according to the same website. The announcement of the facts drew multiple condemnations abroad as well as by the United Nations.