Skip to main content

Iran judiciary urges swift carrying out of sentences

Despite backlash, Iran judiciary urges carrying out sentences “without delay.”
A Tweet about the execution announced by Iranian authorities of Majidreza Rahnavard.

Iran’s judiciary rejected pleas on Monday to delay sentences against protestors urging prosecutors to carry out verdicts without delay.

Since protests began in Iran three months ago, Iran's judiciary body has been one of the government’s most active branches in the suppression of the demonstrations.

Access the Middle East news and analysis you can trust

Join our community of Middle East readers to experience all of Al-Monitor, including 24/7 news, analyses, memos, reports and newsletters.


Only $100 for annual access.