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Iran: Halt Execution of Alireza Tajiki (UA 116/16)
Iranian teenager Alireza Tajiki is at continued risk of execution. The authorities did not carry out his scheduled execution on 15 May after a global outcry. However, they have not committed to not rescheduling the execution. Alireza Tajiki had been sentenced to death for a crime he says he did not commit. He was 15 years old at the time of the crime.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Ashinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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