Iranian-British Citizen Sentenced To Death For Spying On Iran

The UK called Iran’s planned execution of former defense official Alireza Akbari ‘politically motivated’ and demanded his immediate release.

Iran’s Supreme Court sentenced an Iranian-British citizen to death on charges of spying for the United Kingdom.

Alireza Akbari was given the death penalty for “corruption on Earth and for harming the country’s internal and external security by passing on intelligence”, Iran’s judicial news agency Mizan Online reported on Wednesday.


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