Friday, 1 February 2008

AKI:Arab separatist hanged, three more on death row

Tehran, 31 Jan. (AKI) - Prominent Iranian Arab separatist Zamel Bavi was hanged on Thursday in Ahwaz prison in the predominantly ethnic Arab province of Khuzestan on the Persian Gulf.

Three other separatist militants, Saiid Saki, Ali Mazraa, and Andullah al-Mansouri await execution. Bavi, Saki, Mazraa and al-Mansouri were convicted of 'armed insurrection' as were four other Iranian Arabs executed on 30 December.

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