Protests in Iran, 315 people under investigation: four face death penalty

Protests in Iran after Mahsa Amini’s Death

Four people have been sentenced to death and 315 protesters are under investigation for taking part in the protests in Iran that erupted after the murder of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini.

Author: Chiara Amendola

Protests in Iran after Mahsa Amini’s Death

315 people arrested in these weeks of protests in Iran were registered in the registry of suspects for having participated in the demonstrations held in several cities in the country after the death of Mahsa Amini, 22, arrested for not wearing the veil correctly .

The announcement was made by Tehran’s revolutionary court prosecutor Ali Salehi, adding that four of the “protesters” were convicted of Muharebeh, or “creating insecurity through the use of weapons”, a crime punishable in Iran by the death penalty.

Source: Fan Page IT