Navid Afkari was an Iranian grappler. He acquired worldwide consideration after he was condemned to death by the public authority of the Islamic Republic of Iran. He was condemned to death for the supposed homicide of a mysterious security specialist, Hasan Torkman that happened during the 2018 Iranian fights. Afkari was condemned to death without legitimate proof of his association in the homicide. Notwithstanding the worldwide clamor to topple Afkari’s execution, he was executed on 12 September 2020 at 27 years old. For a similar case, his brothers, Vahid was condemned to 54 years in jail, and Habib was condemned to 27 years in jail. Authorities expressed that Afkari was executed by hanging however many asserted that Afkari was tormented to death. Afkari was a public hero in wrestling.
Iranian grappler condemned to death and executed by the public authority of the Islamic Republic of Iran on 12 September 2020.
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Navid Afkari was born in 1993. His origination is in Shiraz in Iran. He held Iranian identity. He was born to a dad, Hossein Afkari, and a mother, Bahieh Namjoo. He had two brothers, Vahid, and Habib.
Afkari was among individuals who took the roads during the 2018 fights in Iran that went against the authoritarian fascism of Khamaenei and the consistently demolishing everyday environments across the country.
He was before long captured after the dissent and was accused of different offenses.
He was accused of “offending the incomparable pioneer”, “taking up arms against God”, and the supposed instance of Hasan Torkman’s homicide.
Torkman was a mysterious security specialist of IRGC, appointed with hushing the fights task. Torkman was killed and Afkari was connected with his homicide. Afkari had no connection in Torkman’s homicide.
As per the CCTV film, Afkari was seen strolling on the walkway while chatting on the telephone with somebody, two hours preceding Torkman’s demise.
In spite of the legitimate proof, Afkari was accused of homicide.
Afkari admitted to the homicide allegation however later expressed that he was tormented into making a bogus admission.
For his contribution in the fights and the supposed homicide case, Afkari was condemned with two capital disciplines, two death penalties.
His brothers Vahid and Habib were condemned to 54 and 27 years in jail individually for a similar case.
Afkari’s capital punishment started worldwide shock and the calls to topple Afkari’s execution was raised globally. US President Donald Trump, IOC President, Thomas Bach, UFC President Dana White had called to upset Afkari’s execution.
Afkari was in the end executed on Saturday morning on 12 September 2020 in Adel-Abad jail, Shiraz. The subtleties of Afkari’s execution has not been delivered. Authorities expressed that he was hanged. In any case, the observers asserted that Navid was tormented to death. There were obvious indicators of gruff injury on Navid’s body, the face was distorted, the nose was broken and his garments were stained with blood. Navid was denied the option to seen his folks or family a couple of days before the execution.
Afkari was covered at evening time with high-security presence and just close relatives in Sangar, Sepidan.
Worldwide Olympic Committee gave an assertion following the execution of Navid Afkari. It stated, “The execution of grappler Navid Afkari in Iran is extremely miserable information. The IOC is stunned by this declaration today. In letters, Thomas Bach, the IOC President, had made direct close to home advances to the Supreme Leader and to the President of Iran this week and requested leniency for Navid Afkari, while regarding the power of the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is profoundly disturbing that the supplications of competitors from around the world and all the in the background work of the IOC, along with the NOC of Iran, United World Wrestling and the National Iranian Wrestling Federation, didn’t accomplish our objective. Our musings are with the loved ones of Navid Afkari.”