Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch calls on Iran to stop the execution of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a woman convicted of adultery. She denies the charges.
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.
Iran says two Germans arrested for interviewing the son of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, who has been sentenced to be stoned to death for adultery, have "admitted to breaking the law".
Bernard Kouchner, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Vatican offer to assist Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani sentenced to death by stoning for adultery in Iran.
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.
Iran says no final decision has been made on the stoning of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, who was convicted of adultery.
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, sentenced to death in Iran, "confesses" to adultery and murder in a televised broadcast.
Mohamed Mostafaei, an Iranian lawyer who defended convicted adulterer Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, is reported to be in Turkey, seeking asylum. [https:--www.bbc.co.uk-news-world-middle-east-10870522 (BBC)] [http:--www.france24.com-en-20100804-iran-stoning-lawyer-requests-asylum-turkey-un (France24)]date=August 2019
Rallies occur in Berlin, London, New York City, Paris, Ottawa and elsewhere, calling for the release of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a woman facing execution for adultery in Iran.