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  Stoning to Death in Iran: A Crime Against Humanity Carried Out By the Mullahs' Regime
Married offenders may be punished by stoning regardless of their gender, but the method laid down for a man involves his burial up to his waist, and for a woman up to her neck (article 102).
The regime's authorities usually force the victim's family members, including children, to watch the stoning to death of their loved one, and in some instances, when the woman miraculously managed to escape, contrary to the regime's own law, she was recaptured and either stoned again or killed on the spot.
In the middle of the stoning, although her eyes had been gouged out, the victim was able to escape from the ditch and started running away, but the regime's guards recaptured her and shot her to death.
iran-e-azad.org /stoning/women.html   (1865 words)

  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Stoning in Scripture
Stone throwing might be merely a mark of hatred and contempt (2 Samuel 16:6-13), or the means of carrying out
Stoning to death which was at first an expression of popular fury analogous to "lynching", later came to be a natural and legally recognized method of execution.
stoning is prescribed in the Pentateuch as the penalty for eighteen different crimes including Sabbath-breaking, but for one crime only -- murder -- is it the penalty prescribed in all the codes.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14308a.htm   (252 words)

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Stoning is a form of capital punishment in which a human is killed by having stoness thrown at them repeatedly.
Stoning has been criticized in the West and in the US as cruel and its use has been abandoned for methods believed to be more humane, such as electrocution, the gas chamber and lethal injection.
The stones are small enough so that a single stone cannot cause death.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/s/st/stoning.html   (155 words)

 Stoning - Wikihack
Stoning resistance can not be gained by external means but only by polymorphing into an intrinsically stoning resistant monster.
The most obviously stoning resistant monsters are cockatrices and monsters already made of stone, such as gargoyles.
The stone to flesh spell will also save you if you cast it on yourself, but it will also turn your items made of stone into meat, including rocks, rings and wands, unless they are in a container.
nethack.wikia.com /wiki/Stoning   (467 words)

 Video of Stoning to Death - Islam in action
Stoning to death is a cruel insane Islamic punishment given to people who are married but still voluntarily have sex outside marraige.
In stoning to death, the victims's hands are tied behind their backs and their bodies are put in a cloth sack.
The stones are thrown until the person dies or until he/she escapes out of the hole and crosses the circle.
www.apostatesofislam.com /media/stoning.htm   (662 words)

 Stop Stoning Forever Campaign
The stoning of Mokarrameh Ebrahimi and the father of her 11 year old illegitimate child was stayed by the written order of the Head of Judiciary in Tehran addressed to the head of the judiciary branch in Takistan.
The Stop Stoning Forever Campaign invites all citizens of the world to contact the Iranian officials by phone and/or fax and ask them to stop the public stoning of Mokarrameh Ebrahimin, the 43 year old mother of three children, and her partner, the father of her 11 year old child.
Du’a Khalil Aswad, aged about 17 was stoned to death on or around 7 April 2007 by a group of eight or nine men and in the presence of a large crowd in the town of Bashika, near the city of Mosul.
www.meydaan.com /English/campaign.aspx?cid=46   (2066 words)

 RIGHTS-IRAN: Stoning for Adultery - More a Women's Issue
Stoning is more a women's issue because, according to Islamic laws, a man can have four permanent wives and any number of temporary wives.
For a stoning sentence to be passed, there must be four confessions on four separate occasions by the accused in front of a judge, or testimony by four eye witnesses, or ‘knowledge of the judge'.
"Stoning is regarded as a highly sensitive issue by the regime and the religious and political establishment.
www.ipsnews.net /news.asp?idnews=35701   (1433 words)

 Texas v. Laney: Stoning Insanity Trial - Full Trial Coverage on Courttv.com
A court-appointed psychiatrist told jurors Friday that a devoutly religious East Texas housewife was "crazy" when she stoned two sons to death and left a third with lifelong injuries.
A jury was chosen in the insanity trial of Deanna Laney, who stoned her two young sons to death and injured her 14-month old baby.
Texas mother Deanna Laney admits fatally stoning her sons, ages 8 and 6, but claims she was insane at the time.
www.courttv.com /trials/laney   (351 words)

 stop stoning   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Stoning is typically a punishment for adultery, although it can also be use for cases of incest and other sexual or “moral” crimes.
Typically, a stoning victim is first wrapped in cloth and buried up to the waist for men, or up to the chest for females.
As stoning is done in the name of Allah, Hearne has his character yelling “God is great.” (Hulagu's Web, 63) The crowd is egged on even more as they become more involved with the stoning.
www.stopstoningnow.myphotos.cc /English/Sikula.htm   (1302 words)

 Stoning to Death in Iran: A Crime Against Humanity Carried Out By the Mullahs' Regime
Note: Stoning to death is a pre-Islamic practice condemned by the Islamic religeon.
It depicts graphic scenes of people being stoned to death for "moral" offenses, a barbaric practice all too common in Iran under the mullahs.
To prolong their torment, the medieval law of the mullahs even stipulates that stones too small to cause sufficient pain, and those so large as to kill the victims too swiftly, are illegal at a stoning.
www.iran-e-azad.org /stoning   (309 words)

 Amnesty International USA: Death Penalty Background on Stoning in Iran
Iran was sentenced to stoning for adultery, which she denies, and five years imprisonment for being an accomplice to the murder of her husband.
Khayrieh was sentenced to stoning for having an affair with a relative of her abusive husband.
Soghra Mola'i was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for being an accomplice in the murder of her husband, and execution by stoning for adultery.
www.amnestyusa.org /abolish/stoning.html   (942 words)

 Stoning Continues in Iran
In January 2001, the Supreme Court reportedly upheld the death sentence by public stoning of Maryam Ayoubi, 38, convicted for the murder of her husband.
A third woman, named Robabeh, was also reportedly sentenced to death by stoning in June 2001 for the murder of her husband.
Replacing the punishment of stoning with execution or other forms of carrying out the death sentence is not prudent and violates the rights of the offender.
www.wfafi.org /Stoning.htm   (2393 words)

 Stoning in Iran Continues Unabatedly
Similar to other inhuman punishments, stoning is not the result of acts of renegade elements of judiciary or the result of verdicts issued in contradiction to laws of the land in Iran.
Article 93 of Islamic Punishment Act stipulates stoning women to death for even an ailing women and states: "Whenever a woman who is sick or is even on her period, is sentenced to death or stoning to death, the sentence has to be carried out."
To this end, if in some cases stoning in public is beneficial to society, it would not only be not problematic to implement it publicly, but it is indeed preferable.
www.awakenedwoman.com /wfafi_stoning.htm   (2483 words)

 Flogging and Stoning in Islam
Hani Ramadan for publicly defending the punishment of stoning adulterers to death.
An intellectual, the Iranian Supreme Court, and the Saudi ambassador to London assert that stoning adulterers to death is a legitimate punishment for society.
Depriving children of one of their parents by stoning him or her to death breaks down the family and can only cause irreparable damage to the children, once they learn why their father or mother will never return to them.
www.muslimhope.com /JamesArlandson/FloggingAndStoningInIslam.htm   (7950 words)

 WorldNetDaily: Mother of 2 faces death by stoning
Human rights groups and concerned individuals worldwide are demanding an end to stoning executions in Iran – and right now are pressuring the head of the Islamic nation's judiciary to lift the death sentence against a 34-year-old mother of two young children.
The ditch is filled up to their breasts with dirt, and the soil is packed tightly before people assemble to execute the woman by pitching rocks at her head and upper body.
Adding to the voices urging Shahroudi to lift the stoning order, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors this week unanimously passed a resolution urging the U.S. State Department to condemn the impending execution by stoning of two Iranian women, Ghorbany and Ashraf Kolhari.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=51602   (1114 words)

 The Stoning: A Symbol of Complete Devotion
When a pilgrim has done the stoning on the day of sacrifice and shaved his head, or shortened his hair, he gains his first release from ihraam, and all restrictions associated with the state of ihraam, or consecration, are over except for sexual intercourse with one’s wife.
You can do the stoning at each Jamrah for yourself first, then for every one you are acting on his or her behalf, before you move on to the next Jamrah.
Stoning is a duty, the omission of which is compensated for by sacrificing a sheep.
www.arabnews.com /?page=5&article=38444   (1817 words)

 Petition Against Stoning
Under Article 102, the man who is being stoned must be buried up to his waist, while the woman who is being stoned must be buried up to her neck.
Stoning is an inherently barbaric practice, but an especially cruel version is practiced in Iran.
Under Article 104 of Penal Code, the stones should not be so large that a person dies after being hit with two of them, nor so small as to be defined as pebbles, but must cause severe injury.
mehr.org /petition_against_stoning.htm   (1667 words)

 Lady Sun: Stop Stoning Forever in Iran
In fact, the media were banned from mentioning the word “stoning” in their news coverage of these women’s death, and they were reported as being executed.
Stoning is such a horrific act and it has had such a shame for Iranian government’s image, that the Judiciary Chief claimed that nobody would be stoned in Iran any more last year.
But, the number of women convicted to stoning is much higher, because they don't have the option to have the second husband if they feel unsatisfied with their husband.
www.ladysun.net /archives/000103.html   (853 words)

 Stoning in Iran
The stoning of women is one of the more savage, and revealing aspects of the mullahs' rule in Iran and of fundamentalist application of the law in Afghanistan.
They should be stoned to death but we conceal this Divine Law among ourselves." Then the Prophet ordered that the two sinners be stoned to death and, and they were stoned to death, and I saw the man protecting the woman from the stones.
Stoning is a duty laid down in Allah's Book for married men and women who commit adultery when proof is established, or it there is pregnancy, or a confession.
www.dhushara.com /book/sakina/stoningetc/stoning.htm   (6533 words)

 FrontPage magazine.com :: Tehran’s Killing Fields by Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzi
Iranian law regulates the size of the stones used by the executioner crowd; stones cannot be big enough to kill the sentenced woman too quickly, as the purpose of this barbaric ritual is to inflict as much pain as possible before death.
, a woman was to be stoned to death in front of her husband and two young children.
After the stoning began, the woman was able to free herself from the hole in the ground, escaping death.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=16800   (2494 words)

 Women's Field :: Meydaan.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Du’a Khalil Aswad, aged about 17 was stoned to death on or around 7 April 2007 by a group of eight or nine men and in the presence of a large crowd in the town of Bashika, near the city of Mosul.
Ayatollah Shahroudi, the Head of Judiciary, in his first official reaction to the Stop Stoning Forever campaign responded positively to the appeal written by the stoning victims’ lawyers regarding the methods of proof of guilt in adultery cases.
Currently, in Iran, there are nine women sentenced to death by stoning on charges of adultery, compared to two men for the same offence -- highlighting the fact that this barbaric mode of execution is primarily a women's issue.
www.meydaan.org /stoning   (1249 words)

  Stoning to Death is not Shariah Law
Stoning to death for adultery is Biblical Shariah - NOT an Islamic Shariah.
Thus it can he seen, with a little in­sight, that Stoning to death is not even Mosaic law, but a law devised by the conspiratorial machinations of the Rabbis of yore who were truly ollamhs (Arabic: Allamahs), full of the wisdom of the ages, and nonpareil theologians.
Stoning to death for adultery is one of these laws, and it is therefore a RABBINICAL law and not a REVELATIONAL law.
www.irfi.org /articles/articles_51_100/stoning_to_death_is_not_shariah.htm   (3804 words)

 Save Malak Ghorbany from Death by Public Stoning Petition
Ghorbany’s case, the particular method of execution mandated – death by stoning -- is one of the most inhumane and gruesome acts of torture and violence.
To ensure that the person condemned to stoning receives the absolute maximum amount of pain and torture, the Iranian government has even mandated the size of the stones that are to be used in this barbaric act of public execution.
Those who participate in the mass murder of another by throwing stones at her view the practice as a social event that is more akin to a form of sport than a true act of moral self-righteousness.
www.petitiononline.com /Malak/petition.html   (632 words)

 What Is Stoning the Devil? -- Beliefnet.com
The stoning of the Devil is one of the most important rituals of the Hajj.
The stoning of the Devil ritual reenacts part of the story of Abraham and his sacrifice of his son.
Despite its potential dangers, stoning of the pillars are a wonderful part of the Hajj ritual.
www.beliefnet.com /story/139/story_13955_1.html   (415 words)

 Daily Bible Study - Stoning
In early Bible History, stoning was the (perhaps surprising to many) God-commanded Israelite method of executing those found guilty of the most serious offenses against His Law.
You shall stone him to death with stones, because he sought to draw you away from The Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage." (Deuteronomy 13:6,10 RSV)
And The Lord said to Moses, "The man shall be put to death; all the congregation shall stone him with stones outside the camp." (Numbers 15:32,35 RSV)
www.keyway.ca /htm2003/20031128.htm   (797 words)

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