Crushing of Dissent in Iran

by Infidelesto on August 20, 2007 · View Comments

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Iran has hanged up to 30 people in the past month amid a clampdown prompted by alleged United States-backed plots to topple the regime, the British Observer newspaper has revealed.

Many executions have been carried out in public in an apparent bid to create a climate of intimidation while sending out uncompromising signals to the West. Opposition sources say at least three of the dead were political activists, contradicting government insistence that it is targeting “thugs” and dangerous criminals.

The executions have coincided with a crackdown on student activists and academics accused of trying to foment a “soft revolution’ with US support.

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