Iran Anti-Government Protest: Iran’s Revolutionary Court has sentenced one anti-government protester to death and five others to prison. State media gave this information on Sunday. Mizan, a news website linked to Iran’s judiciary, said protesters were sentenced to death for setting a government building on fire, while five were sentenced to prison terms for alleged violations of national security and public order. Has been.
Revolutionary Court established in 1979
Mizan said that different branches of the Revolutionary Court issued decisions, but did not share further details about the protesters at trial. According to media reports, the court was established after the 1979 Islamic Revolution and is known to give harsh punishments to those who oppose Iran’s clerical rulers. Iran has already issued indictments for hundreds of detained protesters and is saying it will conduct public trials for them.
7 weeks of protests completed
Let us inform that the Anti-Government Protest has entered its eighth week. The protest started after the custodial death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. Mahsa Amini was detained after she allegedly violated the country’s strict dress code for women.
300 people died so far
According to Oslo-based Iran Human Rights, security forces including paramilitary volunteers along with the Revolutionary Guard have violently attacked the demonstrations, killing more than 300 people, including dozens of children. Iranian officials say more than 40 security personnel have also been killed in the nationwide unrest.