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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12559

15 September 2020
Contents Publication in full By article 27 / 32
NEWS BRIEFS / Iran
EU strongly condemns execution of Navid Afkari
14/09/2020 (Agence Europe)

14/09/2020 (Agence Europe)On Monday 14 September, the spokesman for the European External Action Service condemned, "in the strongest terms" the execution on 12 September, at the age of 27, of wrestler Navid Afkari, convicted of killing a security guard during anti-government demonstrations in 2018. Mr Afkari said he was tortured to make a confession. "Human rights remain a central feature of our engagement with Iran. We will continue to engage with Iranian authorities on this issue...

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