Tuesday, January 13, 2009
TEHRAN, Iran Two men convicted of adultery were stoned to death in northeastern Iran last month but a third convicted man managed to escape, Iran’s judiciary spokesman said Tuesday.
Ali Reza Jamshidi said the stoning took place in the city of Mashhad in late December but did not provide the names of the convicted men.
Under Iran’s Islamic law, adultery is punishable by stoning, but such sentences are rare. International human rights groups have long criticized stoning in Iran as a cruel form of punishment….(Full Story)
F4L: That puts the lie to the feminist propagandist assertion that only women are being stoned to death in Arabic countries for allegedly committing adultery, right?