Wednesday, June 19, 2013
`Iran plans to retain stoning as adultery punishment`
A rights group noted that at least 70 people have been executed by stoning in Iran since 1980, where...
Stoning not supported by Islamic law, says Qatar scholar
An article in a Qatari magazine that the stoning of adulterous married husbands or wives was not sup...
Pakistani man stoned to death on orders of jirga: Report
More than 300 men hurled stones at Noorduddin, a government employee, till he died.
UN condemns Iran`s use of ‘stoning’ as ‘capital punishment’
United Nations human rights officials have condemned Iran`s use of stoning as a form of capital puni...
Woman faces death by stoning in Sudan
A 23-year-old Sudanese woman, mother to a six-month-old baby, convicted of adultery, will be stoned ...
Delhi: Mosque area tense, two held for stoning cops
The area close to an upcoming mosque at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid remained tense Sunday...
Pak SC takes suo motu notice over woman`s stoning
25-year-old Maryam Bibi, a mother of five, was stoned to death on the orders of a panchayat for cutt...
`Stoning will happen in UK too if sharia allowed`
British Muslims have been able to turn to Sharia courts since 1982.
Iran stoning woman `not about to be hanged`
Ashtiani is currently serving a 10-year sentence for helping her lover kill her husband.
Iran`s Sakineh Ashtiani could be hanged
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani was sentenced to death by stoning, but that sentence was later suspended ...
Afghan: Mother, daughter stoned to death
The security officials said the widow and her daughter were accused of "moral deviation and adu...
Hajj pilgrims stone Satan in Mina
The ritual commemorates Prophet Abraham`s stoning of the devil.
Jharkhand: Two Sabar tribals stoned to death
Two members of a Sabar tribe were stoned to death by unidentified people at Kasidih tola village, a...
North Korea`s Kim Jong-Il `had stoning nightmares`
Kim dynasty has ruled N Korea with an iron fist since its founding in 1948.
Afghan Police promise justice for Taliban stoning
Afghan Police has promised that it will bring to justice the men who stoned a couple to death in Afg...
Iran suspends hanging sentence in stoning case
Iran is the world`s second most prolific executioner after China with at least 346 cases in 2008.
Stoning of Iran woman could be quashed: Judiciary
Her son Sajjad had pleaded for her execution by stoning to be stayed.
Iran airs new confession by woman in stoning case
Iran`s Press TV reports Ashtiani won`t face death by stoning for adultery.
Iran frees stoning woman: German campaign group
Iran has freed a woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, a German campaign group said.
Iran: Stoning woman may be spared
The head of Iran`s human rights council predicted that a woman sentenced to death by stoning for adu...
Iran woman with stoning sentence shown on state TV
Iranian state television has broadcast footage of a purported statement by an Iranian woman sentence...
Iran `adulteress` stoning case focuses on murder charge
Sakineh was sentenced to death by stoning on adultery charges.
Iran says `stoning woman` in perfect health, attacks West
Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani is "currently in perfect health" in Tabriz jail.
Iran says no verdict yet in stoning case: France
France says Iran`s foreign minister insists that no final decision has been made about a woman who...
Taliban militants stone woman to death in Pakistan
The grainy footage shows a group of men repeatedly throwing stones at woman.
No stoning sentence against Iranian woman: Ahmadinejad
Sakineh is accused of adultery and complicity in the death of her husband.
French rally to show support for Iran stoning mother
Around 1,000 people rallied in Paris today to show support for Iranian mother-of-two Sakineh Moham...
US terms stoning barbaric, abhorrent act
The plight of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, 43, has caused a global outcry.
Iran woman`s stoning suspended after global outcry
Iranian authorities have suspended the execution by stoning of a woman convicted of adultery, after ...
`Woman facing stoning unaware of lash reports`
The Iranian woman facing death by stoning has expressed surprise over reports that she was lashed ...
EU decries `barbaric` plans to stone Iranian woman
EU has termed Iran`s stoning sentence for a woman convicted of adultery as `barbaric`.
Stoning of Iranian woman `barbaric`: EU
European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso said he was "appalled" to learn of the s...
Iran says woman`s stoning sentence still stayed
Iran said that a sentence of death by stoning against a woman convicted of adultery that has spark...
Iranian woman could be stoned soon: Lawyer
The Iranian woman`s stoning sentence could be executed after the end of holy month of Ramadan.
Iran says no final decision taken on woman`s stoning
A 43-year-old mother of two, was sentenced to death after court found her guilty of adultery.
Amnesty condemns Taliban executions by stoning
Human rights group Amnesty International has condemned the execution by stoning of a young couple by...
Karzai condemns stoning of Afghan couple
Afghan President Hamid Karzai Tuesday condemned as "unforgivable" the stoning to death of...
Stay out of woman`s stoning case: Iran tells West
Iran told Western nations on Tuesday to stay out of the case of a woman who faces death by stoning.
Afghan couple `stoned to death` over love affair
Taliban militants stoned a young couple to death for adultery after they ran away from their famil...
Iran stoning case lawyer seeking asylum in Norway
The lawyer defending a woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran said on Sunday that he has appl...
Iran mother facing stoning pleads to see children
An Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery in Iran pleaded to be allowed to hug her...
Lawyer in Iranian stoning case missing: Amnesty
The lawyer was summoned for questioning at Tehran`s Evin prison on Saturday.
Iran issues arrest warrant against stoning case lawyer, arrests relatives
Iran has issued arrest warrant against acclaimed lawyer, Mohammad Mostafaei.
Iran imposes media blackout over woman stoning
Iran has imposed a media blackout over the case of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani.
Woman convicted of adultery will not be stoned: Iran
After wordlwide outrage, Iran said that a woman convicted of adultery will not be stoned to death.
Indonesian stoning law to be reviewed: Govt
An Islamic law authorising the stoning to death of adulterers and the whipping of homosexuals in Ind...
Stoning of Shatabdi express; two boys arrested
Two teenaged boys were arrested on Thursday in connection with the stoning of the Shatabdi express...
Adulterers face stoning in Indonesia`s Aceh
Muslims who commit adultery can be stoned to death under a new sharia law approved today by lawmaker...
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