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Teenager accused of killing “Iran’s strongest man” set to be hanged

20 September 2011 An Iranian teenager set to be executed for the killing of an athlete says he acted in self-defence. The Iranian authorities must halt the execution of a 17-year old accused of killing an athlete known as “Iran’s strongest man”, Amnesty International said today. Alireza Molla-Soltani is to be hanged in public on Wednesday in the city of Karaj, near Tehran.“The fact that Iran has decided to execute a 17-year old shows how little respect the authorities have for international human rights standards,” said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for the…

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