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Ten detained for stoning British embassy in Tajikistan: Police

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 16:27

Police said the reason for the demonstration was unclear.

Pakistan court jails father of woman stoned to death

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 16:57

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court jailed the father of a young pregnant woman who was stoned to death for marrying a man of her choice.

Pakistan PM orders `immediate action` over murdered woman

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 16:49

Pakistan`s prime minister on Thursday ordered provincial officials to take "immediate action" over the brutal murder of a pregnant woman bludgeoned to death outside a top court.

Pakistan police stood by as pregnant woman stoned to death, says husband

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 15:33

Farzana Iqbal, 25, was attacked on Tuesday, police said, because she had married the man she loved. Her husband said that police did nothing during the 15 minutes the violence lasted outside Lahore High Court. 

Dalit man stoned to death in UP

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.

Couple `stoned to death` in southwest Pakistan: Officials

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.

Woman stoned to death in UP

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.

Afghan police rescue woman from Taliban stoning

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.

Adulterers may be stoned under new Afghan law, official says

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.

Afghanistan considers public stoning for adulterers

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.

Pilgrims perform ritual Devil stoning as Haj draws to a close

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.

Haj enters final stage with stoning ritual

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.