21 August 2019

Realizations of forced confessions in assassination cases shake Iran


Four Iranian nuclear scientists were assassinated between 2010-2012 and the government wanted to find the culprits of the crime. More than 100 people were accused of being foreign spies. Reformist lawmaker Mahmoud Sadeqi put forward a motion on Saturday to summon Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi for questioning on forced confessions in Iranian prisons, according to Radio Farda. The move followed an interview aired on BBC Persian during which Maziar Ebrahimi, a former inmate, detailed how he [...]