Navid Afkari was an Iranian wrestler. Afkari was a national champion in wrestling. He was sentenced to death for the alleged murder of a secret security agent, Hasan Torkman that occurred during the 2018 Iranian protests. he was executed on 12 September 2020 at the age of 27.
Navid Afkari’s Execution
Afkari was among the people who took the streets during the 2018 protests in Iran that opposed the totalitarian dictatorship of Khamaenei and the ever-worsening living conditions nation-wide. He was charged with “insulting the supreme leader”, “waging war against God”, and the alleged case of Hasan Torkman’s murder. Torkman was a secret security agent of IRGC, assigned with silencing the protests task.
Unknown Facts About Navid Afkari
- For the same case, his brothers, Vahid was sentenced to 54 years in prison, and Habib was sentenced to 27 years in prison.
- Afkari confessed to the murder charge but later stated that he was tortured into making a false confession.
- Afkari’s death sentence sparked global outrage and the calls to overturn Afkari’s execution was raised internationally. US President Donald Trump, IOC President, Thomas Bach, UFC President Dana White had called to overturn Afkari’s execution.
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Navid Afkari Biography
|Real Name||Navid Afkari|
|Date of Birth||1993|
|Date of Birth||September 12, 2020|
|Father Name||Hossein Afkari|
|Mother Name||Bahieh Namjoo|
|Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign||Not known|
|Net Worth||Under Review|
|Hobbies||Yet to be updated|
|Boy/Girlfriend Name||Yet to be updated|
|Current City||Adel-Abad prison, Shiraz, Iran|