Iranian ex-official denies role in killing of political dissidents in 1988

//Iranian ex-official denies role in killing of political dissidents in 1988

Iranian ex-official denies role in killing of political dissidents in 1988

Lawyers for a former Iranian prison official on Tuesday denied his involvement in the 1988 execution of thousands of political dissidents on the first day of a landmark case in Sweden likely to stoke tensions in the Islamic republic.Hamid Noury, 60, appeared relaxed and smiling in Stockholm District Court while his defence counsel Daniel Marcus refuted the charges including “murder” and “war crimes” dating from between July 30 and August 16, 1988, when Noury was assistant to the deputy…

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