Woman sentenced to stoning, lashing and prison in Iran

 A woman has been sentenced to stoning, lashing, and 25 years imprisonment in northern Iran, local state media reported, in the run-up to International Human Rights Day.


The woman, who was identified only by the initials “A.Kh.”, was sentenced in a court in Gilan Province along with two other men for alleged complicity in the murder of her husband.

One of the two men, identified by the initials R.A., was sentenced to death while the other man was handed down a 25-year prison sentence.

Local state media reported the sentencing on Saturday, however the Iranian regime’s judiciary has not officially published any information on the verdicts.

 NCRI reported on Thursday, 10 December 2015