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Statement by Kofi Annan on the condemnation of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani in Iran

Geneva, Switzerland

“I commend the decision by the authorities in Iran to commute the stoning of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani. This compassionate and merciful action is welcomed by all who are concerned for her plight.  It is my sincere hope that wisdom and compassion will continue to be applied in the resolution of her case.”

Kofi Annan commends Iranian authorities’ decision to commute stoning…
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