Sunday, April 18, 2010

Iran: The Whole Family Sentenced to Death

The persecution of dissenting voices in Iran has been escalating and within that framework of these policies the whole members of a family was sentenced to death on Saturday 17th April.

The report said that after the revelation of the death sentences given to Mutehir Behrami, who was arrested on Ashura Day, it was found out that his wife, his son , a member of his relative as well as one of his friends have been given death sentences. They have been charged with Muhareb which means; “the enemy of God”.

It was revealed that a member of this family was engaged with one of the opposition groups to the Iranian Theocratic Regime. According to the report that membership was the reason for the death sentences.