Death Sentence to a Woman who resisted rape attempt of her Daughter, as per Islamic law

via Courtesy: National Movement of the Iranian Resistance ( NAMIR ) published on November 25, 2008

According to news from reliable sources in IranFatemeh Haghighat Pajouh, a 37 years old woman prisoner, is at imminent risk of execution.Several prisoners including her have been transferred to solitary confinement at the Evin prison for execution on Wednesday November 26.

Human rights defender
and journalist Asieh Amini, wrote in her weblog Varesh, that according
to people close to Fatemeh Haghighat Pajouh, she is among prisoners who
have been transferred to solitary confinement for execution on Wednesday.

Fatemeh Haghighat Pajouh is convicted of murdering her husband, who
allegedly tried to rape her 15 years old daughter from a previous
The court sentenced her to death without taking into
considerations the circumstances under which the murder took place.
She has been in jail at least in 7 years, and human rights organizations have previously issued urgent actions for her

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