Iran Executes 14 People In One Morning, Exploiting Regional Crisis To Breed Fear

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"'… Execution is not something new in the Islamic Republic. It’s a part of their identity,' said Saeid Golkar, an assistant professor of political science at the University of Tennessee and senior adviser at United Against Nuclear Iran. 'But now, with the world’s attention turned towards the Middle East crisis, they have seized the momentum to escalate executions and instil fear in people. Their belief is in achieving victory through the propagation of fear.' He anticipates that the Islamic Republic will carry out more executions in the following weeks, taking advantage of the world’s distraction with the escalating tension in the Middle East."