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Iran rape victim bound for gallows unless she changes story

The Telegraph: An Iranian rape victim has been offered the option of avoiding the gallows if she complies with terms for forgiveness set by the son of the predator she murdered. Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, an Iranian intelligence agent, was killed by Reyhaneh Jabbari after she was lured to flat to undertake interior design work but sexually abused.


Iranian woman Reyhaneh Jabbari at imminent danger of execution

Death Penalty News: Reports from Iran indicate that the death sentence of the 26 year old Iranian woman Reyhaneh Jabbari can be carried out on Tuesday April 15. Reyhaneh Jabbari, aged 26, was arrested in 2007 for the murder of a former employee of Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence.


Iranian rights lawyer summoned by Intelligence Ministry

Reuters: Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been summoned by Iran's Intelligence Ministry for questioning, her husband's Facebook page said, days after a video of her voicing support for what she called prisoners of conscience was posted online.


Iran Freedom Committee: UN Security Council must consider Iran's rights violations

PoliticsHome: More than 110 members of both Houses of Parliament including former Ministers and religious leaders supported a statement about the Iranian women’s struggle for freedom and gender equality. 


Iran says woman sentenced to stoning given 'leave' from prison

Reuters: An Iranian woman sentenced to die by stoning for adultery and later given a 10-year jail term instead has been allowed to leave prison, the judiciary said, in a new twist to a case that has triggered years of criticism of Iran's rights record.