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New Drug Law to Save Lives of Many Iranians on Death Row

New Drug Law to Save Lives of Many Iranians on Death Row

An Iranian lawmaker says more than 90 percent of those sentenced to death for carrying illicit drugs would have the chance to return to life if the new bill passed by the Parliament is signed into law.
6 Murderers Escape ‘Eye for an Eye’ Punishment in Iran

6 Murderers Escape ‘Eye for an Eye’ Punishment in Iran

Six men who had committed murder in separate cases in Iran have managed to obtain consent from the victims' parents and escaped the gallows.
Prisoner- Got Married

Release of Prisoner Who Got Married While He Was on Death Row

An Iranian prisoner, who had been sentenced to death for manslaughter, was forgiven after getting married inside the prison.

Interview: Postgraduate Due to Marry a Man Condemned to Death

Elham’s love story took place in a prison. When she went to visit her brother in prison, she fell in love with a boy who is soon to be executed for murder.
Forgiveness

Life of a man on death row for 28 years spared

In explaining why his family decided to waive its right to Qisas, a brother of the murder victim said that the pleasure one finds in forgiveness can never be found in revenge.
A second chance at life

A second chance at life

Images of a convicted killer being spared by the family of the murder victim.
Reyhaneh-Jabbari

Iranian woman Reyhaneh Jabbari hanged over murder

Reyhaneh Jabbari, an Iranian woman, was executed in Tehran for murder. She was convicted of killing a man seven years ago.
judge hammer

Forgiveness of those sentenced to Qisas, a salve for a tremendous loss, snuffing out...

Two former judges and a social activist weigh in on a wave of pardons benefitting those who have been sentenced to Qisas.

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