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Thursday, August 05, 2010

Sakine Ashtiani accepts Brazilian President’s offer of asylum

Press Release No 36

Ms Ashtiani today said that she is grateful for the offer made by the Brazilian president Lula da Silva and that she accepts his offer. She has also come under a lot of pressure by the prison authorities who keep questioning her about her alleged contacts with the media and outside individuals.

International Committee against Stoning
International Committee against Execution
5 August 2010

1. Contact: Mina Ahadi, Email:, Tel: 0049 (0) 1775692413

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