Child offender pardoned before execution

According to Etemmad newspaper, A 19 year old child offender named Hossein who was scheduled to be executed today for an alleged murder was pardoned by the parents of the victim after mediation. Hossein was convicted of killing a friend with a broken glass during at a fight. He was 16 at the time. No further information is available at this time.

Simultaneous with United Nations vote to halt executions worldwide, Islamic regime in Iran executed 7 other men and women this morning.