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News: Women

Iran's Regime Hangs Another Woman

Iran's regime hangs another woman, She was the 94th woman executed in Iran since Hassan Rouhani took office as President in 2013.

Iran's regime hanged another woman on Sunday in the north-eastern city of Mashhad, state media reported Monday.

The unnamed woman was hanged at dawn on August 25, 2019 in the Central Prison of Mashhad, according to the state-run ROKNA news agency.

She was found guilty of murder.

She was the 94th woman executed in Iran since Hassan Rouhani took office as President in 2013.

The Women’s Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran condemned the execution of the 94th woman by the mullahs’ regime since she was a victim of misogynist laws and policies of the clerical regime and their destruction of the economy.

The NCRI Women’s Committee urged international organizations defending human rights and women’s rights to intervene and put an end to the death penalty in Iran.

Iran's regime executed four women in the span of just eight days in July.

Maliheh Salehian from Miandoab was hanged on July 16, 2019, in the Central Prison of Mahabad, in the western Iranian province of Kurdistan, according to the human rights group Iran Human Rights Monitor (Iran HRM).

Zahra Safari Moghaddam, 43, was hanged in the Prison of Nowshahr, northern Iran, on July 17, 2019.

Arasteh Ranjbar and Nazdar Vatankhah, two in-laws who had already spent 15 years in prison, were hanged in the Central Prison of Urmia, northwestern Iran, on July 23, 2019.

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran said in a report circulated to the UN General Assembly August 16, last year saw continuing violations of the right to life, liberty and fair trial in the Islamic Republic, including 253 reported executions of adults and children.

Special Rapporteur Javaid Rehman said the number of executions in Iran “remains one of the highest in the world.”

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