Iran executes Baluch militant convicted of killing two Revolutionary Guards

Iran executed on Saturday an ethnic Baluch militant convicted of killing Revolutionary Guards members, the judiciary’s official website reported, a day after the United Nations urged Iranian authorities to spare his life. The Mizan site said Javid Dehghan, who it said was a leader of the Sunni militant group Jaish al-Adl, or the Army of… Read More Iran executes Baluch militant convicted of killing two Revolutionary Guards

Iran executes ethnic Baluch militant over 2015 killing of two soldiers

Iran executed an ethnic Baluch militant on Saturday for the shooting to death of two Revolutionary Guards five years ago, the judiciary’s official news website Mizan reported. It said Abdulhamid Mir Baluchzehi, known as Owais, one of the perpetrators of the 2015 operation, “was hanged this morning after legal procedures” in Zahedan in the southeastern… Read More Iran executes ethnic Baluch militant over 2015 killing of two soldiers

Iran executes dissident journalist Ruhollah Zam

Iranian dissident journalist Ruhollah Zam, who was convicted of fomenting violence during the 2017 anti-government protests, was executed on Saturday, Iran’s state television reported. Iran’s Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence of Zam, who was captured in 2019 after years in exile. His Amadnews feed had more than one million followers. State broadcaster… Read More Iran executes dissident journalist Ruhollah Zam