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Iran: Amnesty International outraged at reported stoning to death and fears for victim's co-accused

, Index number: MDE 13/083/2007

Amnesty International today expressed outrage at the reported execution by stoning of Ja’far Kiani on 5 July 2007 in the village of Aghche-kand, near Takestan in Iran’s Qazvin province. The organization urged the Head of the Judiciary, Ayatollah Hashemi Shahroudi, to immediately intervene to prevent the execution by stoning of Mokarrameh Ebrahimi, a woman convicted in the same case.

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