(1 May 2009) Delara Darabi, who was charged at the age of 17 with murder, was executed today in Rasht. Darabi was 22 years old. Authorities did not inform her lawyer, Abdolsamad Khorramshahi, that her execution was being carried out. According to Iranian law, lawyers must be given 48 hours notice of impending executions.
"The execution of Delara Darabi is an affront to human rights values and is in bold violation of Iran's obligations with respect to international rights standards and ... read more
(17 April 2009) Twenty-two year old Delara Darabi is at imminent risk of execution for a crime she allegedly committed at age seventeen, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran
Her lawyer, Abdolsamad Khorramshahi, had previously not been informed of the date Darabi’s execution would be carried out. Two days ago he was told the sentence will be carried out soon. The Campaign
urges the Iranian authorities to stay her execution and review her ... read more