Iran's Supreme Court on February 4 upheld a ruling handing the death penalty to  Swedish-Belgian professor Ahmedreza Djalali, an Iranian-born, Swedish-Belgian professor from the Free Universtiy of Brussels (VUB), Djalali's lawyer Zouhaier Chichaoui confirmed.

Chichaoui said the sentence came after the court delayed its ruling while hearing Djalali's ultimately unsuccessful appeal.
“This time the sentence is fina and he can be executed at any time,” said Chichaoui, who denounced the trial as ...

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