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Iranian Woman Faces Execution; Amnesty Calls Trial 'Unfair'

A rights group urged the Iranian judiciary Tuesday to quash a death sentence against a 22-year-old woman accused of killing her husband, who she said had repeatedly abused her. Zeinab Sekaanvand was arrested in February 2012 and convicted of her husband's murder after what London-based Amnesty International called a "grossly unfair trial." She faces execution by hanging as soon as October 13. Sekaanvand was just 17 when her husband was killed, making her a minor by...

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