DUBAI, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Iran carried out the death sentences of four people on Monday that it says were linked to an Israeli intelligence operation, after the Supreme Court rejected their appeal, Iranian state media reported.
Iran Regime Executes Four People -State Media
The defendants were accused of illegally entering Iranian territory from Iraq’s Kurdistan region to carry out a bombing operation in Isfahan
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— Kayhan Life (@KayhanLife) January 29, 2024
These four young lives hang in the balance in Iran, victims of the regime's brutal crackdown on dissent.
Mohsen Mazloum, Mohammad Faramarzi, Vafa Azarbar, and Pejman Fatehi, all under 30, face execution without due process—stripped of the chance to prove their innocence.
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— IranHumanRights.org (@ICHRI) January 28, 2024
The defendants were accused of illegally entering Iranian territory from Iraq’s Kurdistan region to carry out a bombing operation in an Isfahan-based factory producing equipment for Iran‘s Ministry of Defence.
The Islamic Republic is waging war.
It is waging war on the people of Iran— just having executed four more prisoners.
And it is waging war on the world— just having killed three American soldiers and wounded dozens more in Jordan via its proxies.
There is only one solution:…
— Reza Pahlavi (@PahlaviReza) January 29, 2024
Their operation was meant to take place in the summer of 2022 on behalf of Israel’s Mossad and was averted by Iranian intelligence, according to the reports.
Iran and Israel are longtime foes and are currently locked in a row over Iran‘s nuclear programme. Israel accuses Iran of backing militant attacks against it, while Iran says Israel has carried out a number of killings of Iranian officials and scientists. Israel does not confirm nor deny such actions.
(Reporting by Dubai Newsroom; Editing by Raju Gopalakrishnan)