Iran mother spares son's killer from hanging on gallows (16)

Irish Times 2014.04.17 20:42
Convict had noose around neck when woman slapped him and stopped execution The mother (R) of murder victim Abdolah Hosseinzade slapping the face of Balal (C), who was convicted and sentenced to death for killing her son, before removing the rope from around his neck, during the execution in the northern city of Nowshahr, Iran on Tuesday.
NOOSE, EXECUTION, MOTHER, KILLER, MURDERER, NECK, Iran, China