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Iran must halt hanging of Ahwazi Arab men after forced TV ‘confessions’

Headline Title:  Iran must halt hanging of Ahwazi Arab men after forced TV ‘confessions’ 21 May 2014 The planned execution, on 22 May, of two members of the Ahwazi Arab minority who were forced to “confess” on TV and are being held in an unknown location is an absolute mockery of justice which must be stopped immediately, Amnesty International said.Ali Chebieshat and Sayed Khaled Mousawi were sentenced to death on 9 September 2013 by a Revolutionary Court in Ahvaz on the charge of “enmity against God” (moharebeh). They were forced to “confess” on TV in relation to the explosion of…

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