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Iran: Juvenile offender to be executed in a week gives harrowing torture account

Headline Title:  Iran: Juvenile offender to be executed in a week gives harrowing torture account 13 February 2015 A young Iranian man set to be hanged on 19 February gave a harrowing account of how, as a teenager, officials tortured him for 97 days to make him “confess” to a crime, before sentencing him to death.In a letter seen by Amnesty International, Saman Naseem, now 22 years old, described how he was kept in a 2 x 0.5 metre cell and constantly tortured before being forced while blindfolded to put his fingerprints on “confession” papers. He was forced to admit to acts that lead…

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