TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Death Penalty, Fair Trials, International Death Penalty, Prisoners and People at Risk • Iran, Middle East and North Africa •
Good News! – Iran: Ehsan Shah Ghasemi Released from Death Row (UA 120/15)
Ehsan Shah Ghasemi, a 25-year-old Iranian man who had been on death row since October 2014, was released from prison on 13 March after he was pardoned by the victim’s family in September 2015. He had been sentenced to death in connection with the death of another man, following a stabbing incident.