Iran: Death Sentence for Zeynab Jalalian Confirmed by the Supreme Court
Reports coming from Iran indicate that the death sentence of Zeynab Jalalian, a female Kurdish political prisoner, has been confirmed by the Iranian Supreme Court.
Zeynab was arrested in May 2008 in Kermanshah and held by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s Intelligence Office ever since. On January 2009 Zeynab was found guilty by the Kermanshah Revolutionary Court of being a member of a Kurdish opposition party, in a trial that lasted only a few minutes. She was declared an “enemy of God” and sentenced to death, despite the fact that her legal file doesn’t include allegations of participating in an armed struggle against the Islamic Republic.