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US News: Iran executed a man arrested for murder at the age of 17

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L'exécution d'Arman Abdolali, 25 ans, a eu lieu à l'aube, le 24 novembre 2021, dans la prison de Rajai Shahr, près de Téhéran. © Wakil Kohsar, AFP The execution of Arman Abdolali, 25, took place at dawn on 24 November 2021, In Rajai Shahr Prison near Tehran.

A man arrested when he was 17 years old and accused of the murder of his friend was executed, Wednesday, by Iran.

Iran , the second country in the world after China to resort to the death penalty, executed, Wednesday, 24 November, a 17-year-old high school student at the time of his arrest, despite the appeals of international defense organizations. human rights to renounce it.

The execution of Arman Abdolali, 25, took place at dawn in Rajai Shahr Prison near Tehran, in accordance with "Qesas", that is, the "Talion Act" requested By the victim's family, announced the site of the Mizan Online Judiciary Authority.

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Yet, Amnesty had urged Iran to give up the execution of this man sentenced to death for the murder in 2015 of his friend, aged 19, after a trial qualified by this NGO. of "roughly unfair".

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Arman Abdolali had been convicted of the murder of his friend "after a trial based on 'confessions' obtained under torture, "had denounced Amnesty. The victim's body has never been found, the accused stated that he has thrown him into a trash.

"This young man was not a criminal. As the victim, he came from a respectable family. In prison, Arman continued his studies to get an educational master," said the press in October Hadi Sadeghi, a judicial officer.

"The two families knew each other and the victim and the accused intended to get married," he added. According to his confession, an argument had erupted when she told her from her desire to leave the country.

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According to Mizan, the mother of the victim had declared in an interview that she would forgive Arman if he would show her the location of her daughter's body.

The man had again been sentenced to the death penalty in 2020 at a new trial, but the Court had held that the adolescent was responsible for his actions in the absence of evidence of the contrary, had reported Amnesty.

Early 2020, several Iranian artists had shared a message on Instagram, calling the family of the victim to "give up the application of the sentence". According to the law, it is up to the family of the victim to forgive or not the accused. If she refuses, the death penalty is applied.

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The execution of Arman Abdolali had been postponed several times in 2020 and then in October and November 2021, but it had been stopped as a result of international mobilizations, according to the organization.

in 2020, 246 people were executed in Iran, according to Amnesty. This country is regularly condemned by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and Western NGOs for executives of persons sentenced for crimes that were minor, in violation of the International Convention on Rights. child, ratified by Tehran.

The Islamic Republic of Iran "does its best to reduce to 'zero' the number of delinquent minor executions," said AFP Majid Tafrechi in July, assistant to the Director of International Affairs of the Judicial Authority , responsible for human rights.

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