An Appeals Court has upheld the 16-year prison sentence issued against prominent human rights defender Narges Mohammadi. She will become eligible for release after serving 10 years in prison, according to a statement by the Defenders of Human Rights Center.
On September 19, 2016 Mohammadi and her lawyers appeared at Branch 36 of Tehran’s Appeals Court to present evidence against the preliminary sentence, “but the Appeals Court had already made its ruling,” said Mohammadi’s husband, Taghi Rahmani, who currently lives in France with the couple’s son and daughter.
In this article we tend to discuss the types of capital punishment in different states and demonstrate the efficiency of the mentioned strategy-death penalty- to diminish crime rates. Moreover, we tend to indicate that based on reports, most of the executions take place in Middle East and introduce the resolutions that possibly are helpful in directing the states in this region to terminate the use of capital punishment in their justice system.