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Iran: Stoning reprieve for two Iranians (Web Text)

, Index number: MDE 13/076/2007

The Head of the Judiciary in Iran has issued a temporary reprieve to two people due to be publicly stoned to death today (Thursday 21 June), according to activists from the 'Stop Stoning Forever' campaign. Mokarrameh Ebrahimi and the unnamed father of her 11-year-old child were scheduled to be executed in a cemetery in Takestan, Qazvin province, 9am local time. They had been sentenced to death after conviction of adultery.

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