Friday, January 28

Aftenposten believes: Increasing conditions for women in Iran

Protest in Berlin in 2010 against Iran’s stoning and death penalty.

More women are executed than before.

Iran is among the countries that execute the most people. New figures show that more and more of those executed are women. This year alone, a dozen women have been executed, the news agency NTB says.

Most of them have been convicted of murder. In the majority of cases, the women have been convicted of killing their husbands. But the circumstances are not taken into account in the judicial system.

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