IRAN: WOMAN HANGED FOR MURDER
January 29, 2009: an Iranian woman was hanged in the prison of Rafsanjan (south-eastern Iranian province of Kerman) for the murder of her husband. The woman was identified as Masoumeh Ghale Jahi, 33.
According to reports, Masoumeh had an argue with the husband and when he held her from behind she tried to hit a stone at his hand, but she got an epileptic seizure. When she woke up, she saw that the husband was dead. The incident happened 9 years ago. Masoumeh claimed that it was not a murder but just an accident. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 30/01/2009)