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Amirhossein Pourjafar

Iranian juvenile offendet

Died when: 18 years 18 days (216 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Amirhossein Pourjafar (also stylised as Amir Hossein Pourjafar, 17 December 1999 – 4 January 2018) was an Iranian juvenile offender who was sentenced to death and executed for the 2016 rape and murder of Setayesh Ghoreyshi, a 7-year-old girl from Iran's marginalised Afghan community.

Pourjafar's execution sparked international outrage at the execution of juvenile offender who had barely become of age before his death, and renewed questions about the ethics of the death penalty.


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