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Toolkit on Diversion and Alternatives to Detention


• Regional
• Iran
Although not available electronically, the following book is relevant for justice for children in Muslim States: "Sharia, Muslim States and International Human Rights Treaty Obligations: A Comparative Study" by Nisrine Abiad, British Institute of International Comparative Law (BIICL), 2008, ISBN: 9781905221417
'Right to Life', Emad Baghi, Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, 2008
Part 1 - PERSIAN [Pdf 962kb]
Part 1 - ARABIC [Pdf 606kb]
Part 2 - PERSIAN [Pdf 1.45MB] (not available in Arabic)
Presents research in Islamic jurisprudence and Sharia supporting the suspension and abolition of capital punishment in countries following Islamic law. Part 1 is organized into 3 chapters: on executions in Sharia; on stoning; and on the abolition of the death penalty and alternative sentences. Part 2 (which has been edited for inclusion here) argues against application of the death penalty for children in conflict with the law.



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