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'Scepticism' over Ashtiani confession

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Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman whose sentencing to death by stoning sparked an international outcry, has apparently confessed to adultery and involvement in a murder on a state-run TV programme.

BBC correspondent Jon Leyne reports on the legitimacy of the confession.


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