Reprieve overruled

May 7, 2004

An Iranian court has reimposed the death sentence on Hashem Aghajari, a history professor at Tehran's Tarbiat Modarress University, convicted of apostasy in 2002 after a speech seen as criticism of the Islamic establishment. His sister protested against the sentence with thousands of Tehran's students.

 

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