Iran executes ex-nuclear whistleblower

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iran said that it executed former nuclear whistleblower Shahram Amiri.

“He was sentenced to death in primary court and the sentence was confirmed by Supreme Court, “said Iranian Judiciary Spokesman Hgolam-Hossein Mohseni-Ejei in his weekly press conference Sunday.

He said that Amiri was charged with espionage for enemies of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

By ISNA