Three people were hanged in Iran
Iran News: Iran Today three people were hanged. All three men were convicted of violence during protests against the government in November last year. All three were accused of waging a ‘war against Allah’. Human rights organizations had also opposed the punishment of these three. Despite this all three were hanged.
Iran’s court has shared on its website the information about the hanging of the convicts named Majid Kazemi, Saleh Mirhashmi and Saeed Yaghoubi. The three men were accused of killing two members of the paramilitary Basij group and a police officer in Isfahan during protests. In November 2022 there were protests at the national level.
Human rights activists protested when Majid Kazemi, Saleh Mirhashmi and Saeed Yaghoubi were convicted. Human rights activists accused the police that all three were tortured during their custody. Along with this, forced confessions on TV. Correct legal procedure was not followed to punish all three.
What is the whole matter?
Let us tell you that in September last year, there were a lot of protests in Iran regarding the strict Islamic dress code. A 22-year-old girl named Mehsa Amini was taken into custody by the police for not following the dress code, after which she died. After the death of Mahsa Amini, there were large-scale protests in Iran. There was chaos in the whole country and the police started arresting the protesters.
So far 7 people have been hanged
It is noteworthy that since September till now, seven people have been hanged in connection with these protests. Human rights activists claim that those who were sentenced in this case were not even given a chance to defend themselves. The guardians of the law did not even listen to their arguments.