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May 23, 2017

Execution of Kurdish prisoner in Iran halts after protest

The authorities of Sanandaj Central Prison temporarily halted the execution of a Kurdish death row prisoner on 23 May after his family members and human rights activists held a protest outside the prison. The Kurdish death row prisoner, Hemen Mostafaei, 27, was taken to the prison’s solitary confinement cells in preparation for his execution, but the prison authorities agreed to the demand of his family...

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