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Iran: Death penalty/ torture and ill-treatment

, Index number: MDE 13/075/2008

Teacher Farzad Kamangar, a member of the Kurdish ethnic group, has been sentenced to death on charges of moharebe, or ‘enmity against God’, a charge levelled against those accused of taking up arms against the state. Ali Heydariyan and Farhad Vakili may also be facing execution.

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