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Iran: Further information on: Fear of imminent execution/fear of flogging, Leyla M

, Index number: MDE 13/001/2005

Leyla Mafi, who was sentenced to death for "morality-related" offences arising from her being forced into prostitution as a child, is no longer in imminent danger of execution. The Iranian authorities are reviewing her case, in an attempt to investigate press reports that Leyla Mafi has a mental age of eight.