On this day 17 years ago, Iranian-Canadian photojournalist Zahra Kazemi died under suspicious circumstances after being held in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison for more than two weeks.
Today is the aniversary of Iranian-Canadian photo journalist, #ZahraKazemi. She was tortured & killed by Saeed Mortazavi, one of the most brutal judges of Islamic regime in Iran.🇨🇦 must hold Iran's regime accountable for it's crime. Implement #Magnitsky sanctions on HR violators. pic.twitter.com/RFScMG9TgY— Salman Sima (@SalmanSima) July 11, 2020
Part of justice is memory. Zahra Kazemi, was an Iranian-Canadian photographer, who according to the medical examiner was tortured and killed on July 11, 2003, following her arrest while taking photographs of a demonstration outside Evin prison. pic.twitter.com/NX3WIrMoYY— Sheema Kalbasi (@IranianWoman) July 11, 2020
Former prosecutor and ally of Iran’s Ahmadinejad, Saeed Mortazavi (File photo: Reuters)
Rescue teams at the scene of a Ukrainian airliner that crashed shortly after take-off near Imam Khomeini airport in Tehran. (Photo: AFP)