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Iran: Further Information on Death Penalty/Fear of Imminent Execution: Soghra Najafpour (f)

, Index number: MDE 13/098/2008

Soghra Najafpour has been sentenced to death, for the second time, for a murder which took place when she was only 13 years old. She has spent most of the last 19 years in prison. She was released on bail on 1 October 2007 but returned to prison later that month to comply with a summons which followed a new demand by the family of the murder victim for her execution to be carried out after they heard of her release.

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