Jan 1st, 2012
A teenage Afghan girl was brutally tortured, beaten and locked in a toilet by her husband’s family for five months after she refused to become a prostitute, it has emerged. Sahar Gul, 15, was in critical condition when she was rescued from a house in northern Baghlan province last week, after h...
Dec 26th, 2011
A woman who was to be stoned to death in Iran on an adultery conviction could be hanged instead. Authorities said today they were moving ahead with plans to execute the woman but are reconsidering what punishment to carry out. Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani is already in prison serving a ten-year sentenc...