The Iranian Supreme Court upheld the death sentence for a woman from Shiraz.
The woman charged with murder of her husband, told her interrogators, “We had disagreements with my husband since a long time ago. I attempted several times to get a divorce, but he would not agree.”
Due to the difficult conditions of the family, the woman had been forced to get married at the age of 17 with a much older man.
After her last defense, the judges condemned her to death. The Supreme Court upheld the sentence on September 20, 2017. (The state-run Jam News website – September 20, 2017)