Amnesty International “shocked and horrified” that #Iran has hanged French journalist #RuhollahZam

REUTERS
Iran executes French-based dissident journalist captured last year
by Staff
December 12, 2020

Iranian dissident journalist Ruhollah Zam, who was convicted of fomenting violence during anti-government protests in 2017, was executed on Saturday, Iran’s state television reported. France reacted with anger to the hanging of the Paris-based journalist, which it called “barbaric and unacceptable” and said ran counter to Iran’s international obligations. Iran said on Tuesday its Supreme Court had upheld the death sentence against Zam, who was captured in 2019 after years of living in exile in France. His Amadnews feed had more than 1 million followers. READ MORE

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