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Iran: New execution fears for Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani

, Index number: MDE 13/001/2012

In late December 2011, reports appeared in the Iranian press apparently reiterating that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a woman facing execution in Iran, could be executed by hanging instead of stoning. This recent press coverage indicates that she remains at risk of execution, which could be ordered at any time.

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