Young Kurdish woman, Sharareh Eliasi was executed a few hours ago at Central Prison of Sanandaj, west Iran. She was only 27 at the time of execution.
Sharareh Eliasi had been imprisoned since five years ago on murder charges.
Iran is the world’s leading per capita executioner. It also holds the record in the execution of women and minors.
Over 3,600 people have been executed under Hassan Rouhani. In the same period, Sharareh Eliasi is the 85th woman to be executed under Rouhani.
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