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Iran: Temporary reprieve for Iranian child offender (Web Feature)

, Index number: MDE 13/089/2007

The execution of 18-year-old Sina Paymard, which was planned to take place on 17 July, has been postponed. He was sentenced to death for a crime committed when he was 16 years old. His family have been given 10 days to reach a financial settlement with the victim's kin. If the money is not raised, then Sina is likely to be executed.

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