Senator McCain expresses deep concern about fate of political prisoners in Iran

US Senator John McCain released a statement on Friday voicing his deep concerns about the allegations against political prisoners in Iran, including ‘moharebeh’ or enmity towards God which carries the death penalty according to the regime’s inhumane laws.

According to BNO News on Friday, Senator McCain said the Iranian regime’s actions are in contravention of its international obligations, according to which Tehran must respect international human rights conventions and the UN Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

Senator McCain specifically expressed concern about the pressures imposed on political prisoner Shiva Nazar-Ahari at Tehran’s infamous Evin prison and the probability of her execution on charges of moharebeh, and called for her immediate release.

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