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Iran carries out second execution linked to wave of popular protests

Posted on AllSides December 12th, 2022
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The Islamic Republic on Monday hanged a man in public who state media said had been convicted of killing two members of the security forces, the second execution in less than a week of people involved in protests against Iran's ruling theocracy.

Nationwide unrest erupted three months ago after the death while in detention of 22-year-old Kurdish Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, who was arrested by morality police enforcing the Islamic Republic's mandatory dress code laws.

The demonstrations have turned into a popular revolt by furious Iranians from all layers of society, posing...

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https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/iran-carries-out-second-execution-linked-anti-government-protests-2022-12-12/

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