Iran executes young wrestler Navid Afkari despite global outcry

September 14, 2020

Iran has executed a wrestler accused of murder, defying international appeals for him to be spared. Navid Afkari aged 27, was sentenced to death over the murder of a security guard during a wave of anti-government protests in 2018. He said he had been tortured into making a confession. Human rights Organisation Amnesty International described Afkari's execution as a "travesty of justice".

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