According to reports, Iran has killed another convicted wrestler this week despite international outrage and condemnation from the US State Department.
Al Arabiya jailed Mehdi Ali Hosaini on Monday in Dizful city, citing a local news outlet. A judicial officer there also confirmed the execution of the state-run ISNA news agency.
A top US State Department official earlier this month against Iran’s plan to hang Hassaini in September after Tehran rulers publicly hanged champion wrestler Naveed Afkari in September I came out
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Hosseini, who is from Endimeshk in Khuzestan province, was arrested in 2015 and charged with premeditated murder, allegedly committed during a group dispute. It is not clear, however, whether the regime of Iran forced Hosseini to confess to a crime he did not commit.
According to human rights organizations and Western governments, Iran’s opaque judiciary and penal system repeatedly tortured Afaq for accepting a murder. The clerical rulers hanged Afkari in 2018 to protest against the economic and political corruption of the regime controlled by the supreme ruler Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Reports of Hossein’s execution this week came with further criticism from activist groups.
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The National Council of Resistance of Iran stated, “Clerical rule cannot survive even in a day without striking, torture and suppression, so as to promote the reign of terror.”
“The Iranian Resistance reiterated its call on the UN Secretary-General, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Human Rights Council and all human rights defenders, as well as the European Union and its member states, to condemn the heinous murder.” Mehdi Ali Hosaini and takes immediate action to save the lives of prisoners in death row, ”it said.
Fox News’ Benjamin Weinthal contributed to this report.