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One Person’s Story

Kazem Shirafkan


Age: 17
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Presumed Muslim
Civil Status: Unknown


Date of Killing: 1990
Location of Killing: Iran
Mode of Killing: Fatal
Charges: Murder

About this Case

The execution of Kazem Shirafkan is reported in a 2002 Amnesty International's report entitled: "Children and the Death Penalty: Executions worldwide since 1990". Kazem Shirafkan, who was convicted of murder, was 17 at the time of execution. No information is available on the circumstances of the trial, the evidence presented against the defendant, and the latter's defense.

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