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Jirga decision: Authorities move to save ‘condemned’ Kohistani women

May 29, 2012

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By Muhammad SadaqatPublished: May 29, 2012 Local police chief said that a police party, headed by a deputy superintendent police, has been sent to Seertaiy village to recover the girls who, The Express Tribune reported, were locked in a room and were being starved. KOHISTAN: In a bid to preempt the execution of six people […]

Iran: Renewed fears for execution of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani

January 27, 2012

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In December 2011, reports in the Iranian press stated that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a woman facing execution in Iran, could be executed by hanging. Sakineh was originally due to be executed by stoning, following her conviction. She remains at risk of execution, which could be ordered at any time. Take action now Sentenced to death […]

Iran: Renewed fears for execution of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani

January 27, 2012

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In December 2011, reports in the Iranian press stated that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a woman facing execution in Iran, could be executed by hanging. Sakineh was originally due to be executed by stoning, following her conviction. She remains at risk of execution, which could be ordered at any time. Take action now Sentenced to death […]