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Iran: Further information on death penalty

, Index number: MDE 13/015/1996

Salim Saberniah, Mustafa Ghaderi: The above were executed in Orumiyeh prison on 10 April 1996. No information that their executions were imminent was received beforehand. They had been arrested in 1990 when trying to cross the border into Turkey and had been sentenced to death by an Islamic Revolutionary Court after conviction of opposition to the Islamic Republic of Iran, related to their activities in Komaleh, a Kurdish armed opposition group.

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