IRAN. MULLAHS' JUDICIARY CHIEF UPHELD DEATH SENTENCE FOR A MINOR
September 13, 2008: Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, mullahs' judiciary chief upheld death sentence for a minor, reported the state-run daily Etemaad. The teenager was identified only by his first, Rahim, allegedly committed a crime when he was 15.
In his last trial Rahim maintained that he was innocent and acted in self-defense in a group fight. (Sources: NCRI, 17/09/2008)