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January 31, 2023

Iran: Prisoner executed over murder-related charges in Maku

Iran executed yesterday the death sentence of prisoner Esmaeil Kachalanlou in Maku, West Azerbaijan province, over murder-related charges. Kachalanlou, who comes from the city of Showt in West Azerbaijan province, was arrested about three years ago on the charge of "premeditated murder". He was sentenced to death under the Islamic law of qisas or retribution-in-kind, which grants the right to retaliate to the victim’s family. According to...

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