It seemed as though an end would be in sight, that if hope was held long enough justice would prevail and a young woman would emerge from jail and pick up a semblance of a life.
It was not to be.
Delara Darabi, aged just 22, was executed today after months of uncertainty.
There are no words for this injustice; it is nauseatingly tragic.
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