Saturday, November 10, 2007

iglhrc intervenes...

IGLHRC Intervenes To Halt Execution Of Child Convicted Of Sodomy in Iran

By Dennis McMillan
, Published: November 8, 2007

The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) has learned that Makvan Mouloodzadeh, a 21-year old citizen of Iran of Kurdish origin from the city of Paveh in the Western province of Kermanshah, has been sentenced to death by the government. Makvan has been convicted of multiple counts of anal rape and sentenced to execution for crimes committed when he was 13 years old. On Nov. 5, IGLHRC called for an international response to stop this execution.

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