for defending herself against rape
„In the morning of Wednesday, December 4, 2019, Somayyeh Shahbazi Jahrouii was hanged in Sepidar Prison of Ahvaz, capital of Khuzestan Province.
Somayyeh Shahbazi Jahrouii, 33, had been imprisoned for six years. According to her relatives, she had committed murder in self-defense against rape.
Somayyeh Shahbazi Jahrouii is the 98th woman to be hanged and executed during Rouhani’s tenure as president of the clerical regime.
The Iranian regime is the world’s top executioner of women. Since the beginning of 2019, it has executed at least 11 women which is an escalation in the number of executions of women compared to the 9 women executed during the entire year 2016, ten women in 2017, and 6 women in 2018.“ (…)