Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Hanged from a crane aged 16: Justice Iran style

The Iranian judge who had sentenced 16-year-old Atefeh Rajabito to death was left unmoved as he personally put the noose around her neck and signalled to the crane driver. Kicking and screaming, Atefeh was left dangling for 45 minutes from the arm of the crane. Her crime? She had sex with an unmarried man.

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