Authorities in Iran executed three women to death earlier this week on Wednesday, a human rights group told news agency BBC. The Iranian human rights group said these three women along with 29 others were executed in the past week.
One of the women executed by the authorities was convicted of killing a man she was married to when she was a teenager of age 15.
The human rights groups say that Iran has stepped up the use of death penalty and has executed twice the number of people in 2022 compared to the number of people executed in 2021.
They also said that Iran executes more women compared to any other nation. The three women executed were found guilty of killing their husbands.
Former child bride Soheila Abadi was hanged in prison on Wednesday, according to the Iran Human Rights Group. She was 25 years old at the time of her death and was married to her husband 10 years ago when she was 15 years old.
The court which sentenced her to death said the murder motives was ‘family…