14 November 2022

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan issued a statement asserting that the U.S. was “deeply concerned about reports from Iran of mass arrests, sham trials and now a death sentence for protesters voicing legitimate demands against a government that systematically denies basic dignity and freedom to its people”, adding: “The human rights abuses inflicted by its government must not go without consequence… The U.S., standing with our partners and allies around the world, will continue to pursue accountability for those responsible for these abuses through sanctions and other means”.  

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