See larger This undated image made available by Amnesty International in London, Thursday July 8, 2010, shows Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a mother of two who is facing the punishment of stoning to death in Iran, on charges of adultery. Iranian state television broadcast Thursday Aug 12, 2010 a purported confession by Ashtiani who had faced death by stoning for adultery, a case that has drawn U.S. concern, an offer of asylum from Brazil and international protests. Human Rights Watch says Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, 43, was first convicted in May 2006 of having an 'illicit relationship' with two men following the death of her husband and was sentenced by a court to 99 lashes. Later that year she was also convicted of adultery and sentenced to be stoned, even though she retracted a confession which she claims was made under duress. (AP Photo/Amnesty International, ho

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This undated image made available by Amnesty International in London, Thursday July 8, 2010, shows Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a mother of two who is facing the punishment of stoning to death in Iran, on charges of adultery. Iranian state television broadcast Thursday Aug 12, 2010 a purported confession by Ashtiani who had faced death by stoning for adultery, a case that has drawn U.S. concern, an offer of asylum from Brazil and international protests. Human Rights Watch says Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, 43, was first convicted in May 2006 of having an "illicit relationship" with two men following the death of her husband and was sentenced by a court to 99 lashes. Later that year she was also convicted of adultery and sentenced to be stoned, even though she retracted a confession which she claims was made under duress. (AP Photo/Amnesty International, ho

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