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“Iran has executed teen rape victim”

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Published on October 06, 2018 with No Comments

Iran has executed a teen rape victim who was abused by her husband and convicted of killing him in a “grossly unfair trial”, Amnesty International said. An ethnic Kurd, Zeinab Sekaanvand was 15 when she got married. She was jailed two years later, while still legally a juvenile, for killing her husband. She later retracted her confession, saying it had been extracted under duress.
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