Atefah Sahaaleh


Age: 16

Iranian schoolgirl who was sentenced to death by an Iranian religious judge for allegedly having committed "acts incompatible chastity" (having sexual intercourse with an older man) and for removing her hijab while arguing with her judge in court.

Cause of Death: Executed by hanging

Born: September 21, 1987

Died: August 15, 2004

Neka, Iran