Iran issues first death sentence after ‘riots’

TEHRAN: Iran on Sunday issued its first death sentence linked to participation in “riots”, amid nationwide protests since the death of Mahsa Amini, the judiciary’s Mizan Online website said. The accused was sentenced in a Tehran court to death for the crime of “setting fire to a government building, disturbing public order, assembly and conspiracy to commit a crime against national security, and an enemy … Continue reading Iran issues first death sentence after ‘riots’