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Iran: Further information on Death penalty, Azizullah Shenwari

, Index number: MDE 13/041/2001

Amnesty International has learned that approximately three weeks ago, Azizullah Shenwari's father was able to visit his son in prison in Iran. He was reportedly in good health, and told his father that he had originally been sentenced to death by a lower court in Yazd, Central Iran. On appeal, his death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment by a local Judge.

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