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Iran Postpones Execution of Woman Who Killed Her Attempted Rapist

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Fox News – The mother of an Iranian woman sentenced to death for killing a man who tried to rape her told FoxNews.com the execution was postponed at the last minute.

Rayhaneh Jabbari, 26, was to be executed Tuesday, and even told her mother goodbye in a tearful phone call as she was being taken to the prison facility where she was to be hanged.  But early Tuesday, Shole Paravan said she had learned the execution had been postponed. That word came after Paravan and other supporters of Jabbari went to Rajaiy Shahr Prison to protest the pending execution, and after Jabbari’s farewell.

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