Iran hangs two men accused of killing security official during protests

Iranian authorities have executed four men since the beginning of the protests

Daniel Reast
Saturday 07 January 2023 12:52 GMT
<p>Iranians protest the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amin</p>

Iranians protest the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amin

Authorities in Iran have executed two men accused of killing a security officer during an anti-government protest.

Protests have been taking place in Iran since September, with at least 517 protesters killed, according to Human Rights Activists in Iran, a group monitoring the unrest.

Mohammad Mehdi Karami and Mohammad Hosseini were hung on Saturday after being sentenced by the Iranian Supreme Court.

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