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Woman Hanged in Northern Iran- Mother in Law Carried Out the Execution

28 May 14
Woman Hanged in Northern Iran- Mother in Law Carried Out the Execution

Iran Human Rights (IHR) has repeatedly condemned the inhumane law of qisas (retribution in kind), where the family members of the victim are encouraged to carry out the executions.   Iran Human Rights, May 28, 2014: A woman was hanged in the prison of Amol (Northern Iran) convicted of murdering her husband. According to the state run Iranian news agency Fars, the woman was identified as "S. T." and was executed early Thursday morning, May 28. She was sentenced to "qisas" (retribution in kind) and her mother in law (victim's mother) carried out the execution, said the report.