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Iran: Death Penalty: Hajar Vafi (f)

, Index number: MDE 13/058/2005

Hajar Vafi, aged 19, from the town of Lahijan, in northern Iran, has reportedly been sentenced to death for the murder of her aunt. It is not clear whether there will be an appeal, or whether the sentence will go directly to the Supreme Court for ratification, after which she could be executed at any time.

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