Reyhaneh Jabbari’s emotional message to her mother before she was hanged for killing a man she accused of raping her

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National Post | News

A day after she was executed for premeditated murder, Reyhaneh Jabbari’s impassioned final message to her mother surfaced via a human rights group.

Jabbari — who was convicted in 2009 of murdering a former Iranian intelligence official she accused of raping her — was hanged on Saturday, despite calls from Amnesty International and United Nations to halt the execution. The official IRNA news agency quoted a statement issued by the Tehran Prosecutor Office Saturday that rejected the claim of attempted rape and said that all evidence proved that Jabbari had plotted to kill Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi in 2007, when she was 19.

On Sunday, the National Council of the Resistance of Iran posted this English translation of Ms. Jabbari’s last message to her mother, recorded in April:

Dear Sholeh, today I learned that it is now my turn to face Qisas (the Iranian regime’s law of retribution). I am hurt…

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