The Herald reports:
A student who was arrested for throwing a stone during pro-democracy demonstrations is to be executed, Iran said yesterday.
Mohammad-Amin Valian, a 20-year-old Islamic studies student, was arrested on the basis of a photograph taken at a mass demonstration against the rigged presidential election last year.
He was among six convicted of moharebeh, or waging war against God.
I guess waging war against God sounds a better charge than waging war against election fraud.
Whenever the United States executes a prisoner who has been found guilty of one or more brutal murders, there are massive protests ranging from the local, to global. Even the Pope sometimes weighs in.
I hope an equal amount of energy will be spent protesting the death of this 20 year old Iranian, for throwing a stone.