Save Fatemeh Haghighat Pajouh from execution

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UA: IRAN 28 March 2006 More news on UA 281 /04 Fatemeh Haghighat-Pajouh reportedly was scheduled to be executed on or before 1 April 2006. She was sentenced to death for the murder of her husband. IMMINENT EXECUTION IRAN * FATEMEH HAGHIGHAT-PAJOUH (F) The stay of execution granted to Fatemeh Haghighat-Pajouh on 12 October 2004 was rescinded by the Supreme Court. Her execution was reportedly scheduled to take place on or before 1 April 2006. Fatemeh Haghighat-Pajouh was sentenced to death for the murder of her husband. She alleged that her husband was a drug addict who had tried to rape her daughter from a previous marriage, who was 15 years old at the time. Apparently he had previously told her that he had lost the girl in a gambling match. Amnesty International does not know when she was arrested, but she may have been tried in 2002. The Head of the Judiciary, Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, had stayed Fatemeh Haghighat-Pajouh\'s execution after reading a letter written to him by her daughter, entitled \"Don


His Excellency Ayatollah Sayed