Iran’s Supreme Court approved death sentence for researcher accused of spying

People take part in a rally, on December 14, 2017 at the Iranian embassy in Brussels, in support of Ahmadreza Djalali after Iran’s Supreme Court upheld the death sentence handed to this an Iranian-born Swedish resident and specialist in emergency medicine. Djalali was arrested in April 2016 during a visit to Iran for collaborating with a hostile government, an accusation tantamount to spying that the Iranian authorities have related to a series of murders of nuclear physicists in the country?, according to Amnesty International. / AFP PHOTO / BELGA AND Belga / VIRGINIE LEFOUR / Belgium OUT

Vastavam web: Iran’s Supreme Court has approved the death sentence of an Iranian researcher accused of spying for Israel.Ahmad Reza Jalali, who has been jailed since April 2016, was shown on state TV earlier this month confessing to providing information to Israel’s Mossad spy agency about Iranian military and nuclear scientists, including two who were assassinated in 2010.Rights groups say detainees in Iran are often denied due process.