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Iranian rapper sentenced to D3ATH

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An Iranian rapper jailed for supporting anti-government protests has been sentenced to death, his lawyer has said

Iranian rapper sentenced to D3ATH

Toomaj Salehi in his songs supported protests in 2022 that erupted over the death of Mahsa Amini, a woman who died in police custody after allegedly wearing an “improper” hijab.

One of Mr Salehi’s lawyers, Amir Raesian, said the rapper would appeal against the issuing of a death sentence.

Iranian authorities have not commented.