The young detainee, Mahan Sadrat, is linked to the protest movement that shook Iran three months ago. “saved from execution”His lawyer, Abbas Mousavi, said Wednesday, December 14, in a post on his Instagram account.
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Instagram – Post shared by Abbas Mousavi (@abbas_mousavi50)
The young man in his twenties was accused of being a “warrior”, because he pulled out a knife, “causing fear and insecurity around him”According to the official IRNA news agency. Such an accusation is punishable by death.
“The death sentence of Mahan Sadr, one of the defendants in the recent riots, has been suspended.”For its part, the Iranian Press Agency indicated, quoting the Public Relations Office of the Supreme Court. According to the November 3 trial transcript, Mohsen al-Sadr denied the accusation of drawing a knife but admitted to setting a motorcycle on fire, IRNA alleged.
13 death sentences
Iranian justice has so far carried out two executions in the context of protests sparked by the September 16 death of Iranian Kurdish woman Mohsa Amini after her arrest in Tehran by the morality police who accused her of violating the Islamic Republic’s strict women’s dress code. .
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Majid Reza Rahnward and Mohsen Shekari, both 23, were hanged after being accused of “war against God”. Prior to the two death sentences, the judiciary had reported a total of 11 death sentences in connection with the protests. According to Amnesty International, 13 people have been sentenced to death and nine others are facing the death penalty.
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Since mid-September, thousands of people have been arrested. Iran’s top security body said on December 3 that more than 200 people had been killed, including security personnel.