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Human Rights: The Inhumane Regime of Iran

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Introduction
The Iranian regime is a theocratic state based on the principle of velayat-e faqih (absolute clerical rule). The authoritarian rulers of Iran violently clamp down on popular demands, including calls for greater personal freedoms and equality.
Freedom of assembly is effectively non-existent in Iran. That is why various social sectors are severely restricted and suppressed when they assembled to voice collective and basic demands. In this context, the Iranian people have increasingly called for the overthrow of the theocracy, believing it does not align with their democratic aspirations and inclination to join the international community as peaceful and responsible actors. In December 2017, people in more than 130 cities in all of Iran's provinces rose up against the regime in large numbers and demanded democratic change and separation of religion and state. The protestors were violently suppressed, with hundreds killed and thousands more jailed and tortured.
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Saudi Arabia celebrates end of Ramadan by beheading Asian drug smuggler

Public execution in KSA
Saudi Arabia executes Asian man for smuggling drugs

The Ministry of Interior in Saudi Arabia today issued a statement implementing the death sentence on a Pakistani prisoner in Dammam.

The execution was carried out in the city of Dammam in the eastern province on Thursday.

The Ministry of the Interior made the announcement to affirm to the public Saudi Arabia's keenness to fight drug dealing and use in the country.

The accused, Mohammed Allah Akho Nezad Kal, was arrested for smuggling heroin.

According to investigations, he was sentenced to the death penalty and the ruling was supported by the court of appeal and the supreme court, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

A royal order was issued to enforce the execution.

Source: Khaleej Times, Staff, June 13, 2019


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