Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 10:18
A 50-year-old Dalit labourer was allegedly stoned to death by two persons after a tiff in Mansoorpur area of the district.
Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 15:05
A tribal couple in southwest Pakistan have been stoned to death allegedly on the orders of a local cleric after being accused of having an extramarital affair, local officials told AFP on Monday.
Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 12:41
A woman was allegedly raped and stoned to death by unidentified miscreants at a religious place Shukartal in the district, police said on Monday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 23:13
Police in a remote northern Afghan village rescued a woman from being stoned to death after she was condemned by the Taliban for allegedly cheating on her husband, officials said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 14:28
Billions have been invested on promoting human rights in Afghanistan over more than 12 years of war and donors fear that hard won progress, particularly for women, may be eroding.
Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 20:41
Afghanistan is considering bringing back stoning for adultery, Human Rights Watch and the justice ministry said on Monday, possibly restoring a punishment in force during the Taliban`s brutal regime.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 21:25
Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims performed the ritual stoning of the Devil on Wednesday as the annual Haj season drew to a close with no significant tragedies reported by Saudi authorities who were determined to ensure a safe pilgrimage.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 17:05
Over a million Muslims, including more than a lakh Indians, on Tuesday participated in the symbolic stoning of the devil in Mina Valley of Saudi Arabia, the final stage of the annual Haj pilgrimage.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 13:21
A rights group noted that at least 70 people have been executed by stoning in Iran since 1980, where last known execution through stoning took place in 2009.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 05, 2013, 15:58
An article in a Qatari magazine that the stoning of adulterous married husbands or wives was not supported by Islamic law is set to ignite a heated debate in the country.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 13:37
More than 300 men hurled stones at Noorduddin, a government employee, till he died.
Last Updated: Friday, October 12, 2012, 15:44
United Nations human rights officials have condemned Iran`s use of stoning as a form of capital punishment.
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