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Iran: Iranian footballer's wife executed: Shahla Jahed: Further information

, Index number: MDE 13/108/2010

Shahla Jahed, the Iranian footballer’s wife, was executed on 1 December 2010. She was sentenced to death for the alleged murder of her husband’s permanent wife. Khadijeh Jahed, known as “Shahla”, was hanged at dawn in the courtyard of Evin Prison, Tehran. The family of her husband’s permanent wife did not pardon her.

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