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Iran: Death penalty/ legal concern: Delara Darabi (f)

, Index number: MDE 13/001/2006

Delara Darabi, aged 19, child offender, is at risk of execution for a murder which took place when she was 17 years old. She denies committing the crime. Iran is a state party to international treaties that expressly prohibit the use of the death penalty for crimes committed by those under the age of 18.

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