Friday, January 29, 2010

Two Men Executed in Iran for Protests

Iran recently hung two men for participating in recent government protests. One was only 20 years old.

White House condemns Iran's execution of men accused of seeking to topple the state

White House deputy press secretary Bill Burton says the executions represent a new low in Iran's crackdown on peaceful dissent and will further isolate Tehran.

The executions mark an escalation in the Iranian government's crackdown on its opponents following last year's disputed presidential election.

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