Iraq: Death penalty/fear of imminent execution
Shihab Ahmad Khalaf (m) and 'Abdullah Hana Hermaz Kelanah (m) have been sentenced to death for "terrorist" offences. Their sentences have been sent to the Iraqi Presidential Council for ratification, and they are in imminent danger of execution. At least one of them allegedly confessed under torture.
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