Iran hangs Reyhaneh Jabbari for stabbing murder, defying international campaign for clemency

October 25, 2014 9:44 AM

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A 26-year-old Iranian woman who spent five years on death row for the murder of a former intelligence official has been executed, defying international pressure to spare her life.

Tehran's prosecutor's office said Reyhaneh Jabbari was hanged at dawn, according to official IRNA news agency reports.

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