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  Tevet 17, 5772 , 12/01/12

UN Rapporteur: Tehran Assassination is Worrying

Christof Heyns, the UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, said on Wednesday that the assassination of the scientist in Tehran is “a worrisome trend of a systematic elimination of Iranian nuclear scientists.”

Heyns said the assassinations are illegal and condemnable. He called on Iranian authorities to investigate the assassination and collect evidence in order to bring the perpetrators to justice. 

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