Iran relents before a global campaign against stoning death of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani
The Australian / Martin Fletcher
25-Jun-2012 (2 comments)

TWO years after the start of an international campaign to save an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for alleged adultery, her lawyer and other supporters say the regime has abandoned its plans to execute her.

They believe that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani is now serving only a 10-year sentence for being an accomplice to her husband's murder, and could even be freed within the foreseeable future, as she has been imprisoned since 2006. They attribute her survival to the international outcry at her plight.

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by Latina on

I think a close watch needs to still be kept on her case. 

Too many times people are told one thing and the government then surprises the family with the bad news that the person is no longer living.





by yolanda on

thank you for bringing the good news!