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Execution of a minor offender in Iran

Execution of a minor offender in Iran

– MARCH 7, 2014Source: Iran HUMAN RIGHTS  http://iranhr.net/2014/03/execution-of-a-minor-offender-in-iran/

A 21 year old man was hanged in Northern Iran for an alleged murder he committed at the age of 17- Despite ratifying the UN Convention for the Child’s Rights, Iranian authorities continue execution of juvenile offenders. 

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Iran Human Rights, March 7, 2014: The local news website Bloghnews reported last week about the execution of a 21 year old boy for an alleged murder committed at the age of 17. According to this report the boy who was identified as Mehras Rezaei was convicted of murdering his cousin Ramin four years ago.  He was sentenced to “qisas” (retribution by kind). The report says that the grandfather of both the boys conducted the execution in a prison in northern Iran.

Iran Human Rights (IHR) has now through an independent source confirmed the execution of Mehras  ad the fact that he was 17 year old at the time of committing the alleged offence.

Iran is one of the few countries in the world which still issues practices death penalty for juvenile offender

 

Child Executions continue in Iran

 


A juvenile who was accused of murder at the age of 14, after reaching 18 was executed in City of Kazeroon Iran"
 
http://www.hra-news.org/1389-01-28-00-30-11/16658-1.html
 
دوشنبه 01 مهر 1392 ساعت 20:59 |

خبرگزاری هرانا - یک نوجوان که متهم بود در ۱۴ سالگی مرتکب قتل عمد شده هفته گذشته در کازرون اعدام شد.

به گزارش تارنمای پایگاه جامع انتخابات ایران و به نقل از تابناک، جوانی که متهم بود ۴ سال پیش در سن ۱۴ سالگی مرتکب قتل عمد شده پس از آنکه به سن ۱۸ سالگی رسید هفته گذشته در کازرون اعدام شد.

این نوجوان پس از طی مراحل قانونی در دادگاه بدوی و تایید حکم در دیوان عالی کشور به قصاص (اعدام) محکوم شده‌بود.

این منبع همچنین خبر داد "در روز خاکسپاری یکی از بستگان جوان قاتل که از دست دادن این جوان را نمی‌توانست تحمل کند با خود عهد می‌بندد دو تن از خانواده مقتول را به تلافی اجرای این حکم بکشد! متاسفانه فردای آن روز دو جسد پیدا می‌شود که به شدید‌ترین وضع به قتل رسیده بودند."