User:B.j Shepherd/Iranian woman to punish her attacker

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May 16, 2011

A court in Iran is considering whether to allow a woman to punish the man who threw acid at her 5 years ago, Rezah Sayah reported that in 2009 Ameneh Bahrami was blinded in “an acid attack by a spurned suitor.” on her way home from work. in discussing the crime M.s Sayah said that "he was holding a red container in his hand, He looked into my eyes for a second and threw the contents of the red container into my face."

However Ameneh Bahrami also explained that this isn’t “For revenge” she said that it was “to prevent it from happening again.” And the courts have agreed to let it happen.

In fact according to Ms. Bahrami’s lawyer, the Accused Maji Movahedi was scheduled last Saturday to be “rendered unconscious in Tehran’s judiciary hospital at noon” her lawyer went on to explain that once this is done M.s Bahrami will drop “acid in both his eyes.”

While the Iranian guards have condoned the action, a spokesman for the British foreign office has said that “The FCO calls on Iranian Authorities to commute this inhumane punishment to an appropriate sentence in line with Iran’s international obligations and to cease the practice of corporal punishment for crimes.”

The punishment has yet to be carried out.