Iran Court Issues Sentences in Downing of Ukraine Flight PS752
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Hundreds attended a candlelight vigil at Mel Lastman Square in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on January 08, 2023 as Iranian-Canadians marked 3rd anniversary of the downing of Ukrainian Airlines Flight PS752.
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On April 16, after a trial lacking any transparency, the Tehran Military Court issued prison sentences for 10 members of the Iranian armed forces who were charged with the 2020 downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, killing all 176 passengers and crew.
The trial’s main defendant, the commander of the Tor M1 surface-to-air missile defense system that shot down the plane, was sentenced to 13 years of imprisonment, of which 10 years are enforceable. …read more
Source:: Human Rights Watch