Fatemeh Mohammad-Panahi Archives - KHRN

October 2, 2023

Child bride shot dead by husband, stepbrothers in Sardasht

Fatemeh Mohammad-Panahi, a 17-year-old child bride, was shot dead by her husband and two stepbrothers on 29 September in the village of Marghan in Sardasht, West Azerbaijan Province. Mohammad-Panahi, who had been forced into a child marriage with her cousin, expressed her wish to separate from him just one year after their union, a decision opposed by her family. As a result, the young girl was...

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