Iranian human rights activist Mina Ahadi tries to stop death by stoning for an Iranian woman convicted of adultery.
The spying charge death sentence against Vrije Universiteit Brussel guest-lecturer Ahmadreza Djalali is now executable, since his Iranian lawyer did not appeal the verdict and sentence within the required three-week limit.
One hundred German political and business leaders publish an appeal to Iran to free two German reporters imprisoned in Iran since October after being arrested while interviewing the son of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani who has been sentenced to death for murder, manslaughter, and adultery.
After an official protest by German Foreign Minister, Guido Westerwelle, Iran allows access to two journalists arrested in mid-October for interviewing family members of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, sentenced to death by stoning for alleged adultery.
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, convicted of adultery and sentenced to death in Iran, reportedly faces the whip after "The Times" publishes an unveiled image of political activist Susan Hejrat in the mistaken belief it is her.
Iran's foreign ministry criticises state media for branding French first lady Carla Bruni as a "prostitute" over her support for Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani who faces death by stoning after being convicted of adultery.