Poisoning The Whistleblower

The Iranian junta appears to have pulled a Putin:

[P]rosecutors say 26-year-old Dr. Ramin Pourandarjani, a doctor at theRamin  Kahrizak detention facility in Iran, died of an overdose of Propranolol, a drug used to treat hypertension, found in his salad through forensic tests.

The suspicious circumstances surrounding Pourandarjani’s death prompted further investigation and calls to action by human rights groups, amid speculation by opposition groups that he was killed because of his knowledge of torture and abuses in the Kahrizak prison, which was closed in July.

He had testified before a parliamentary committee and reportedly said that “one young protestor he treated died from heavy torture.”