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Iran: Further information on death sentence/unfair trial/ torture: Ya’qoub Mehrnehad

, Index number: MDE 13/110/2008

Ya’qoub Mehrnehad, a Baluchi cultural and civil rights activist, was executed on 4 August 2008 after his death sentence was approved by Iran’s prosecutor-general. Ya’qoub Mehrnehad was sentenced to death in February 2008 after an unfair trial.