The Iranian regime executed the sixth woman in less than a month’s time.
Reports from Iran say the authorities of the Prison of Amol carried out the hanging execution of Massoumeh Zare’i at dawn on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. Born in 1981, she had a 21-year-old daughter. She had been imprisoned for seven years.
The Iranian state media have not announced the news of the hanging of this woman on the charge of murder of her husband.
Her drug-addicted husband often battered Massoumeh Zare’i. He also had illicit relations with other women but did not accept Massoumeh’s demand for divorce. These problems eventually led to the murder of the husband.
As reported, none of the prison guards were willing to put the noose around her neck. Therefore, she had to wait for half an hour by the gallows before a female agent came from outside and put the noose around her neck.
Amol is one of the major cities of Mazandaran Province in northern Iran.
Massoumeh Zare’i is the 128th woman executed by the clerical regime since the summer of 2013, and the sixth woman hanged in less than a month (23 days) in Iran. All of the six executions were carried out secretly.
The world’s chief executioner of women
Iran holds the world’s top executioner record, with the highest number of citizens executed per capita. It is also the world’s chief executioner of women. An average of 15 women is executed in Iran every year. The executions are grossly unfair.
The actual number of executions, particularly the number of women executed, is much higher. The clerical regime carries out most executions in secret and out of the public eye. No witnesses are present at the time of execution but those who carry them out.
The Iranian regime open-handedly uses the death penalty as a form of punishment. In a discriminatory manner, this punishment is carried out against religious and ethnic minorities, political dissidents, and women.
According to Amnesty International, more than two-thirds of the world countries have abolished or halted the death penalty. However, in Iran, the killing machine is taking up speed under Ebrahim Raisi, the notorious henchman of the 1988 massacre, and Gholam Hossein Mohseni Eje’i, another notorious judge involved in the genocide.