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Iran hands down death sentences to protesters as nationwide solidarity strike continues

DW, 07 Dec 2022
Officials in Iran have handed down the death sentence to five people charged with the killing of a member of the security forces. It's the latest in a series of harsh sentences for anti-government protesters. Meanwhile, shopkeepers and truck drivers have announced a nationwide strike in solidarity with the protest movement.

DW spoke with Gissou Nia of the Strategic Litigation Project at the global affairs think tank the Atlantic Council, and Iranian-German filmmaker and activist Siba Shakib about the protesters' reaction.

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