Stoning Death Imminent for Iranian Adulterous Woman

Under Sharia Law, women charged with sexual crimes are buried up to their chests, then stoned to death. Sharia Law in Muslim countries still calls for the barbaric practice of stoning women and men for "crimes" like adultery. In present day Iran, Sakineh Mohammadie Ashtiani, a mother of two, waits in jail for her punishment by stoning for the crime of adultery. Ashtiani claims she has been falsely accused, but her words fall on the deaf ears of a justice system  which treats women as slaves, and sexual indiscretion as a reason to execute.  Moni Basu of writes: The 42-year-old woman from the northern city of Tabriz was convicted of adultery in 2006, and her execution is imminent, said prominent human rights lawyer Mohammad Mostafaei.Human rights organizations have been trying to work with Islamic governments to change the draconian practice, but in order for this insanity to cease, the religion of Islam would literally have to reject the God of its own...(Read Full Post)