Protests and condemnations in Iran
In early January, the Iranian judiciary sentenced an 18-year-old boy to death for “directing” riots in northern Iran, in the city of Nowshahr. The new ruling came a few days after the verdict against Mehdi Mohammadifard and Mohammad Broghani, two young men aged 18 and 19, who were arrested in the context of the ongoing protests that have characterized the country since September 17, which erupted following the killing of the two young men. Mahsa Amini, A 22-year-old Kurdish woman died after being arrested by the morality police for breaking a dress code that required women to wear the hijab.
On January 9, three more people were sentenced for killing three members of the security forces during the protests, bringing the total number of individuals sentenced to death in connection with violent mobilization to 17. Last month, Majid Reza Rahnavard, 23, was hanged. publicly after being sentenced by a court in Mashhad (in northeastern Iran).
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