Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : October 26th 2014 Contents investigation and unfair trial," according to
The United Nations has said Sarbandi
hired Jabbari---then a 19-year-old interior
designer---to work on his office. She stabbed
him after he sexually assaulted her, it said.
Jabbari was held in solitary confinement
without access to her lawyer and family for
two months, Amnesty International said in
a statement. She was tortured during that
time, the group said.
"Amnesty International understands that,
at the outset of the investigation, Reyhaneh
Jabbari admitted to stabbing the man once
in the back, but claimed she had done so
after he had tried to sexually abuse her," the
rights group said.
"She also maintained that a third person
in the house had been involved in the killing.
These claims, if proven, could exonerate her
but are believed never to have been properly
investigated, raising many questions about
the circumstances of the killing."
Iranian Oscar-winning director Asghar
Farhadi joined scores of Iranian artists and
musicians calling for a halt to the execution.
In an open letter, Farhadi asked the victim s
family to pardon her, a possibility under
Rights groups have criticised Iran for a
surge in executions under Hassan Rouhani
in his first year as president.
According to the United Nations, Iran has
executed at least 170 people this year. Last
year, it executed more people than any other
country with the exception of China, the
world s most populous nation.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon,
speaking in July, said the death penalty has
no place in the 21st century and urged all
countries to work toward its abolition.
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An Iranian woman convicted of murder---in a
killing that human rights groups called self-defense
against a rapist---was hanged yesterday, state news
agency IRNA reported.
Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, was sentenced to death for
the 2007 killing of Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a
former employee of Iran s Ministry of Intelligence
The United Nations has said she never received a
fair trial. The US State Department also said there
were concerns about the trial.
"There were serious concerns with the fairness of
the trial and the circumstances surrounding this case,
including reports of confessions made under severe
duress," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki
"We condemn this morning s execution in Iran of
Reyhaneh Jabbari, an Iranian woman convicted of
killing a man she said she stabbed in self-defense
during a sexual assault," Psaki said.
Jabbari s execution was originally scheduled for
September 30, but was postponed. Amnesty Inter-
national said the delay may have been in response
to the public outcry against the execution.
Jabbari was convicted of murder after "a flawed
Iran executes woman who killed her alleged rapist
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