Mohammad Salas to be executed

salas_tehran_dervish.jpgMohammad Salas, the bus driver from Tehran who is of a religious minority known as the Sufi, is being convicted in Iran of running over three policemen. His attorney has said that he could be hanged in a few days despite arguing that the deaths were caused by accident.

Iranian law enforcement and security agencies reportedly opened fire on the February protests by the Gonabadi Dervishes in Iran. Some 170 dervishes were hospitalized and several arrested.

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