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Iran: NGOs, three women executed, including a former bride-child

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(ANSA) – ROME, JUL 29 – In Iran last Wednesday three women were executed for killing their respective husbands, one of whom was forced to marry at the age of 15: the humanitarian organization Iran Human denounces it Rights Group, which speaks of 32 executions in the Islamic Republic in the past week alone.

The ex-bride-child woman, the NGO says, was called Soheila Abad, had been married for 10 years and was hanged in prison.

The human rights organization also denounces how many of these cases of women killing their husbands are reactions to daily domestic violence, which are ignored by the courts, which deny the motive to “family disputes”.

According to the group, Iran hides the true figures on the use of the death penalty and, citing two other human rights organizations, says that only 16.5% of executions were made public last year. (HANDLE).

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Source: Ansa

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