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May 29, 2023

Iran executes woman prisoner in north-eastern Mashhad

Iran executed Monireh Nourikia, a woman prisoner sentenced to death for "premeditated murder", in Mashhad Central Prison on 28 May. Nourikia, 35, was arrested in 2020 and sentenced to death for "premeditated murder" under the Islamic law of qisas, or retribution-in-kind, which gives the victim’s family the right to retaliate. Several men were also reportedly executed at the same time in Mashhad Central Prison, but no...

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