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Sweden charges Iranian for alleged role in 1988 ‘war crimes’ and mass executions of political prisoners

Swedish prosecutors said on Tuesday they were charging an Iranian man for “war crimes and murder” over the execution of more than 100 political prisoners in 1988 in Karaj, Iran.The case against 60-year-old Hamid Noury, who was arrested in Sweden in 2019, concerns his alleged part in the mass killings of prisoners towards the end of the 1980-1988 war between Iran and Iraq.Noury was arrested upon his arrival at the airport in Stockholm, with Swedish media reporting at the time that he was…


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