Iran: Further Information on Fear of imminent execution, Delara Darabi (f)

Iran: Further Information on Fear of imminent execution, Delara Darabi (f)

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Index Number: MDE 13/032/2009
Date Published: 17 April 2009
Categories: Iran

Delara Darabi has now been scheduled for execution, according to the Iranian newspaper Etemad on 18 April 2009, according to another source on 20 April. She was convicted of murdering a relative when she was 17: unless the Judiciary intervene, she can now escape execution only if the woman's entire family accept payment of diyeh, or blood money. One of the family is said to be undecided.


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