Iran: Sakineh Ashtiani will be executed today (UPD)

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The Iranian woman who was sentenced to death by stoning for adultery is to be hanged for murder instead, according to a human rights group.

The German-based International Committee Against Stoning says Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani is to be executed today.

The authorities in Tehran have given the go-ahead toTabriz prison for the execution of Iran stoning case ,” the group says on its website.

It has been reported that she is to be executed this Wednesday, 3 November.”

via Iran: Sakineh Ashtiani Who Was Sentenced To Death By Stoning Now To Be Hanged – Human Rights Group | World News | Sky News.

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UPD: Could her son and lawyer have been killed during torture?

The initial interrogations by the Ministry of Intelligence have now been completed and the casefile sent to the National Prosecutor General and Judiciary Spokesperson, Mohsen-Ejehi, in Tehran rather than being handled in Tabriz. Their families are concerned for their wellbeing. When attempting to secure lawyers for the two, authorities have said that the two men did not need legal representation.

Background:
Woman’s stoning put on hold.
Hami Ramadan defends stoning because it’s “dissuasive”.
Protests all over the world in support of Ms. Ashtiani.
European Parliament VP wants to organise women in support of Sakineh.
Iran: Spanish journalist expelled.
Spain: “Extremist” imams’ ideology blamed on “disorganized Islam”, according to El País.
Germany is worried about the two detained journalists.
Son and lawyer of condenmed woman “tortured”.

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  2. […] Background: Woman’s stoning put on hold. Hami Ramadan defends stoning because it’s “dissuasive”. Protests all over the world in support of Ms. Ashtiani. European Parliament VP wants to organise women in support of Sakineh. Iran: Spanish journalist expelled. Spain: “Extremist” imams’ ideology blamed on “disorganized Islam”, according to El País. Germany is worried about the two detained journalists. Son and lawyer of condenmed woman “tortured”. Iran: Sakineh Ashtiani will be executed today (UPD). […]

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