Reza Hajizadeh now 18, was sentenced to death for being the cause of death of another child during child play when he was only 13 years old. After 5 years imprisonment Reza has not been able to obtain pardon from victim’s family and therefore now that he is 18 years of age, he is facing execution. Reza is being kept in ward 2 of Rajai-shahr prison of Karaj among dangerous criminals.
Seyed Vahid Mousavi 25 years of age, was sentenced to death for an alleged of murder at the age of 17. He has been imprisoned for 8 years and is being kept in ward 4 of Rajaishahr prison in Karaj. Vahid has been unable to obtain pardon from victims’s family and faces execution.
Human Rights activists also listed another juvenile named Benyamin Rasouli was sentenced to death for an alleged murder at the age of 16. Benyamin who was unable to obtain pardon from victim’s family is kept in ward 4 of Rajaishahr prison in city of Karaj and after 5 years imprisonment faces execution. According to SCE records, Benyamin who is now 23 years old was sentenced to death by Branch 74 of Tehran Penal Court which was approved by Iran’s Supreme Court in October 2005.