Iran Threatens to Execute Swedish-Iranian Physician in Attempt to Influence Stockholm Trial Outcome

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Posted: May 07, 2022 12:01 AM

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The trial in Sweden of Hamid Noury, an agent of the Iranian regime, ended on May 5th. The prosecutor told the court that there was plenty of evidence to show that Hamid Noury committed the crimes he had been charged with and she asked for him to be sentenced to life imprisonment. The verdict is expected later. The court case in Stockholm has been a direct embarrassment to Iran’s executioner president, Ebrahim Raisi, dubbed ‘The Butcher of Tehran’ for his hands-on role in the killing of thousands of political prisoners, including teenagers and even pregnant women, during a notorious massacre of more than 30,000, mostly supporters of the People’s Mojahedin of Iran/Mojahedin-e Khalq (PMOI/MEK), in 1988. Hamid Noury was one of Raisi’s key functionaries during the massacre and revealed Raisi’s role during his evidence. Noury, who was charged under universal jurisdiction, was arrested at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport in November 2019, after mistakenly believing he could dodge justice when he travelled to

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