Mohsen Shekari was accused by Iranian authorities of blocking a street and attacking a member of the security forces with a machete in Tehran.
Iran said on December 8 that it executed a man convicted for a crime allegedly committed during the country's ongoing nationwide protests, the first such punishment carried out by the Islamic republic. Iran's Mizan news agency, affiliated with the judiciary, reported the execution. It accused the man, identified as Mohsen Shekari, of blocking a street and attacking a member of the security forces with a machete in Tehran. At least a dozen people so far have received death sentences over their involvement in the demonstrations, activists say. To read the original story by Radio Farda story, click here .