Tuesday, March 28, 2017

What they do when they are in power-----Iranian Teen 'Tricked Onto Death Row' After Confessing to Blasphemy | Heat Street

Iranian Teen 'Tricked Onto Death Row' After Confessing to Blasphemy | Heat Street:
"An Iranian facing the death penalty for insulting Islam was allegedly tricked into signing his own death warrant.
Sina Dehghan was 19 when he was arrested by the Iranian revolutionary guard for insulting the national religion via an instant messaging app.
Image result for Muslim BlasphemyAccording to human rights activists, he was fooled into signing a confession in the belief that prosecutors would be released without punishment.
But, having signed the confession document, Iranian authorities allegedly went back on their promise – and Dehghan is now stuck on death row with little hope.
According to a press release by the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI), his death penalty – punishment for “insulting the prophet” was confirmed in January.
....Blasphemy is punishable by death in much of the Islamic world. 
Other nations which share the penalty include Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Yemen and Nigeria.

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