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Iran sentences 3 people to death over vote unrest | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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TEHRAN, (Reuters) – A court has sentenced three people to death over unrest that erupted after Iran’s disputed election in June and links to a pro-monarchist group, the ISNA news agency reported on Saturday.

ISNA, citing a spokesman for a Tehran provincial court, did not identify those who received the death penalty, giving only their initials.

“The execution sentences were handed down because of involvement in post-election developments and affiliation with Iranian monarchical associations and the PMOI,” the official said. “These sentences are not final and can be appealed in a higher court,” he said.

The People’s Mujahideen Organisation of Iran (PMOI) is an exiled opposition organisation, seen by both Iran and the United States as a terrorist group.