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The letter below was received by Lisa Brown, mother of Christopher Vialva, who was executed by the federal government in September 2020 . Lisa was present and witnessed the execution. Sure, this is probably a part of the protocol, but its lack of recognition that she was there, and the very idea that they care one bit if anyone has questions or concerns, is just one more inconsiderate and insensitive jab at the families of the condemned... Click to enlarge Source:   Death Penalty Action , Staff, February 13, 2021 đźš© | Report an error, an omission, a typo; suggest a story or a new angle to an existing story; submit a piece, a comment; recommend a resource; contact the webmaster, contact us: deathpenaltynews@gmail.com . Opposed to Capital Punishment? Help us keep this blog up and running! DONATE! "One is absolutely sickened, not by the crimes that the wicked have committed, but by the punishments that the good have inflicted." -- Os

Iran | Male Inmate and Possible Female Juvenile Offender Executed in Ardabil

Iran Human Rights (IHR); February 8, 2021: A male and a female prisoner sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder, have been executed in Ardabil Central Prison. There is reason to believe that the female prisoner may have been a juvenile offender.

According to Iran Human Rights, a female and a male prisoner sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder, were executed at Ardabil Central Prison in the early hours of this morning, Monday, 8 February 2021.

The male prisoner’s identity has been established as 25-year-old Saeed Naderi, who was transferred for execution from Ward 3, a youth ward at the prison. 

The 23-year-old female prisoner was the wife of Saeed’s uncle but her identity has yet to be established. 

There is reason to believe that she may have been a juvenile offender. 

Iran Human Rights is continuing to investigate the matter.

Informed sources told IHR: “Saeed Naderi and his uncle’s wife killed his uncle five years ago and set his corpse on fire.”

Currently, there are 50 prisoners on death row in Ardabil Central Prison. 

Of the 50, ten have been sentenced to death on drug-related charges and the other 40 were sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder.

As there are no legal distinctions made between murder and manslaughter, whether voluntary or involuntary in Iran, those charged under the umbrella term of “premeditated murder” will receive the death penalty regardless of intent and the circumstances.

Source: Iran Human Rights, Staff, February 8, 2021


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