Stoning

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 21st, 2013
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An allegedly gay man Mohamed Ali Baashi was buried in the ground up to his chest and stoned to death on 15 March in Barawe some fifty miles form the Somali capital of Mogadishu. According to reports, Al-Qaeda linked Al Shabaab ordered the attack after charging and finding Baashi guilty of sodomy. Mem...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 21st, 2013
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Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia — A militant official and a Somali resident say al-Shabab fighters have stoned to death a man for carrying out a homosexual sex act. The resident, Yusuf Abdi, said the group buried a blindfolded man to his waist last Friday and threw stones at him until he di...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Oct 28th, 2012
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Victim of extremismStoning adulterers is not “extremist”; it is Islamic law. The caliph Umar, one of Muhammad’s closest companions, even maintained that it was originally in the Qur’an: ‘Umar said, “I am afraid that after a long time has passed, people may say, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 27th, 2012
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By Hala Al karib In July 2012, a 23 year old woman Laila Ibrahim Issa Jamool from Dar Hamer, a pastoralist tribe of Sudan Kordofan’s region found herself shackled inside Omdurman women prison holding on to her sick infant who is suffering from Asthma. Laila’s family moved to Khartoum as a result of c...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jun 4th, 2012
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About Intisar Zena charges and stoning sentence by Sudan local court By Hala Alkarib On April 22, Sudanese judge, Sami Ibrahim Shabo sentenced to death by stoning a young woman accused of Zina (adultery). Her name is: Intisar Sharif Abdalla, married and a mother of three little children. The judegmen...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jun 4th, 2012
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Nairobi — The sentencing of a young Sudanese woman to death by stoning for adultery presents numerous grave violations of domestic and international law, Human Rights Watch said today. The sentence also underscores the urgent need for Sudan to reform its legal system in accordance with its human righ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Abuse
Dec 26th, 2011
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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...
By benim
In Asia
Dec 9th, 2010
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Confusion surrounded the fate of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the woman whose sentence of death by stoning for adultery triggered an international outcry, after photographs of her meeting her son at home were released by Iran’s English channel television tonight. Pictures from state-run Press TV...
By benim
In Relationship
Nov 25th, 2010
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Gone are the days when adultery was so taboo that affairs generally happened by accident. Now increasing numbers of women set out to stray as if extramarital sex was just one more thing on their to-do list. Julia Llewellyn Smith reports One of the challenges Sheila hadn’t expected was where to ...
By benim
In Middle East
Nov 16th, 2010
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Iranian state TV broadcast a statement last night by the woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, in which she described herself as a “sinner”. Appearing on TV for the third time since her case caught the world’s attention, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, 43, also accused Mina ...