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Iran: Further Information on Death penalty/flogging/torture

, Index number: MDE 13/008/2004

Amnesty International has learned that an unnamed woman, who was sentenced to execution and flogging in connection with running a brothel, was hanged in Qazvin on 22 January 2004. It is not known if she was flogged before her execution. Her husband was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment, five of which are to be served in another location. He is also to receive 80 lashes which will be followed a death sentence by stoning.

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