Iran executes dissident journalist for inspiring 2017 protests
Ruhollah Zam encouraged anti-government demonstrations and used his Telegram channel to spread embarrassing information about officials
Iranian journalist, Ruhollah Zam, who had been exiled in France, was sentenced to death in June after being convicted of “corruption on Earth”.
Iran has executed a journalist over his role in inspiring nationwide economic protests in 2017, a year after the exile was captured by the country’s Revolutionary Guards Corps.
Iranian state television and the state-run IRNA news agency said that Ruhollah Zam, 47, was hanged early on Saturday morning. The reports did not elaborate