. Ruhollah Zam: Iran executes journalist accused of fanning unrest « JO LEE MAGAZINE

BBC NEWS/Ruhollah Zam was hanged on Saturday after the supreme court upheld a death sentence against him, state television reported.

Zam, who had been living in exile in France, was reportedly detained after travelling to Iraq last year.

He ran Amad News, a popular anti-government website Iran accused of inciting the 2017-18 protests.

The network, which had more than a million followers on the encrypted messaging app Telegram, shared videos of protests and damaging information about Iranian officials.

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