Update USA Today U.S. condemns hanging of Iranian rape victim
The U.S. State Department on Saturday joined other organizations condemning the execution of an Iranian woman convicted of killing a man she said she stabbed in self-defense during a sexual assault.
Despite a robust international campaign and social media outcry, Reyhaneh Jabbari — convicted of murder in the 2007 death of a former Iranian intelligence agent — was hanged at dawn Saturday in Tehran, according to Iran's official news agency IRNA,[...]
Fox News An Iranian woman sentenced to death for killing a man who tried to rape her told her mother goodbye and prepared to die, even as the Islamic republic’s president was meeting with world leaders at the United Nations.
Rayhaneh Jabbari, 26, is set to be executed Tuesday, according to reports from Iran. [...]
==========================Islam requires 4 male witnesses for crime of rape =====
Fatwa No : 156817
A daughter accusing her father of sexual abuse
Fatwa Date : Jumaadaa Al-Aakhir 15, 1432 / 18-5-2011
A 14 yr old girl has accused her father of sexually abuse since the age of 9 and also of rape. The mother of the girl says the father has admitted the abuse but not the rape. The father is now flatly denying that anything happened and says the mother has misunderstood what he said. The girl is still adamant that it all took place and by the way the man is on bail. How would this be dealt with according to Islamic law?