IRAN: MINOR EXECUTED FOR MURDER
December 30, 2008: the organisation of collective human rights activists in Iran reported the execution of juvenile offender Ahmad Zare'e. According to Peyke Iran, Ahmad was 17 years old when he allegedly killed someone in a village on the outskirts of Sanandaj. In the early morning before his execution, he was held in a special cell until he was executed in the courtyard of the prison. He was executed at the start of "Moharam", a time when no executions are to take place.
His body was given to his family for burial purposes. (Sources: Iranian.com, 11/01/2009)