Iran: Further information on Death Penalty / stoning

Index Number: MDE 13/014/2009
Date Published: 13 February 2009
Categories: Iran

Kobra N has had her sentence of stoning commuted to 100 lashes. On 19 January 2009 her lawyer, Maryam Kiyan Ersi, told the Women’s Field website that the Head of the Judiciary had finally issued the order for commutation, two years after she had submitted a letter explaining the details of the case and asking for an amnesty.

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