Ebrahim Raisi has been elected as the next president of Iran.
Raisi, a hard-line cleric, was a member of the 1988 ‘death committees,’ which were responsible for the extrajudicial executions of thousands of people, and has been called the ‘butcher of Tehran.’
Raisi received 62% of the vote. However, voter turnout was just 48% a historic low for a presidential election in Iran.
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