Iranian Sentenced to Blinding Pardoned

Ameneh Bahrami refused the marriage proposal of Majid Movahedi. In revenge, Mr. Movahedi threw acid on Ms. Bahrami, causing severe disfiguring and blinding. Under Sharia law in Iran Ms. Bahrami asked that her attacker be blinded. An eye specialist and representative from the judiciary were at the hospital to oversee the blinding when Ms. Bahrami pardoned Mr. Movahedi.

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