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The execution Wednesday in Iran of a man sentenced for a murder that he was a minor, raised a International Taille, the ONU claiming "shocked" by the application of the death penalty despite the intervention of many parties to give it up.

Iranian Arman Abdolali, today 25 years old, was executed at dawn in Rajai Shahr Prison near Tehran, in accordance with the "Talion Act" requested by the victim's family , announced the site of the Mizan Online Judiciary Authority.

The death penalties for murder are usually performed by hanging in Iran, the country running the most people in the world, after the China .

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Arman Abdolali was 17 years old at the time of his arrest in 2014 for the murder of his friend who was 19 years old. The body of the victim has never been found and the accused had declared during his trial having thrown him in a trash, then reported the Iranian press.

In 2015, the Iranian had been sentenced to death for murder at the end of a trial based on the NGO Amnesty International "on + confessions obtained under torture". He had appealed but had been sentenced to death in 2020 during a new trial.

According to Mizan Online, the victim's mother stated that she would forgive Arman if he would show her body location. According to the law in Iran, it is up to the relatives of the victim to forgive or not the accused. If they refuse, the death penalty is applied.

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"extorted confessions"

Many human rights NGOs have highly urged Iran to give up the execution of the young man.

In Geneva, a spokesperson for the Office of the United Nations on Human Rights (HCDH) found "deeply shocking that his hanging took place despite the intervention of many parts", including direct contacts between The UN and Iran.

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"We also deplore that over the last two months abdolali has been placed on isolation six times for its programmed execution, each time postponed "until Wednesday, she added.

Its execution had been postponed several times in recent months, according to Amnesty International.

"Death convictions for crimes committed by persons under the age of 18 are contrary to the international obligations arising from the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, to which Iran. adhered, "said the European Union.

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France denounced the execution of Arman Abdolali, minor at the time of the facts ", and recalled its" constant opposition to the death penalty, all over the world and in all circumstances ".

Iran Human Rights (IHR), an NGO based in Oslo, condemned an "international crime" in a statement.

"Not only has Arman been executed for an alleged crime committed under the age of 18, which is a violation of international law, but he was sentenced to death on the basis of extorted confessions under torture, without trial. Equitable, "said Mahmood Amiry Moghaddam, leader of the IHR.


The German Human Rights Commissioner Baerbel Kofler said she "shocked", reporting "considerable doubts about respect for the right" in this case.

In 2020, several Iranian artists had shared a message on Instagram, calling the victim's family to "give up the application of the death sentence.

In 2020, 246 people were executed in Iran, according to Amnesty International.

This country is regularly condemned by the OHCHR and Western NGOs for executives of persons convicted for crimes committed when they were minor, in violation of the International Convention on the Rights of the 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, Human Rights Officer.

24/11/2021 19:25:53 - Paris (AFP) - © 2021 AFP

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