The death under torture of Iranian blogger and political prisoner, Sattar Beheshti, 35, has sparked international condemnation but not nearly enough has been done to pressure the regime from carrying out further such barbaric acts.
Member of Parliament in exile of Iranian Resistance
Mr Beheshti was arrested only eight days before his death. The agents of the Iranian regime’s Ministry of Intelligence (MOIS) raided his home on October 30 under the name of Internet Control Police. They arrested him without specifying any charges and took him to an undisclosed location.
The charge against Mr Beheshti, who was also detained during the student uprising of 1999 in Tehran, is not a secret. He was one of the millions who dream about a free and democratic Iran. And they see the religious fascism as the true obstacle to realising this dream.
Unfortunately, Mr Beheshti will not be the last victim of the regime’s brutality.
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