Mohsen Mehri Archives - KHRN

January 17, 2024

Prisoner executed for murder-related charges in Ilam

The authorities at Ilam Central Prison executed prisoner Mohsen Mehri for "premeditated murder" on 16 January. The prisoner had been arrested and sentenced to death about five years ago for the "premeditated murder" of his brother over a financial dispute, the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned. Mehri was sentenced to death under the Islamic law of qisas, or retribution-in-kind, which gives the victim’s family...

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