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Amnesty asks mercy for Iranian bride, 17, who killed abusive husband

Zeinab Sekaanvand faces execution after what Amnesty has described as a ‘grossly unfair trial’ and torture Amnesty International has urged the Iranian judiciary to quash a death sentence against a 22-year-old woman accused of murdering her husband, whom she said had repeatedly abused her. Zeinab Sekaanvand was arrested in February 2012 and convicted of her husband’s murder after what Amnesty called a “grossly unfair trial”.
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