Iran court to retry three men sentenced to death over protests

Iran’s supreme court said on Saturday that it will review the cases of three young men sentenced to death over links to November 2019 protests after a request from their lawyers. The protests were brutally suppressed by Iranian security forces and scores of people were killed. Numerous calls had spread online after the verdict was announced, calling for a halt for executions in Iran, with the United Nations and European countries reaffirming their opposition to the death sentence. In July, Iran’s judiciary halted the death sentences against the three a week after they were upheld by a tribunal…

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