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Tag Archive: stoning

Feb 28 2014

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani attempted suicide

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According to Mina Ahadi and the International Committee against Stoning, Iran stoning case Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani attempted suicide in Tabriz prison and was transferred to hospital on 23 February. After several days she was transferred back to the prison’s clinic and remains in terrible physical and psychological state. The Islamic regime of Iran must release …

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Sep 25 2013

Ask Rouhani: why don’t you free Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani?

I want to hold my children in my arms. Please help me! For three years I have been consumed by longing for liberty and the chance to breathe freely. They told me that if I collaborated on a film for Press TV, I would be released. Press TV made its film and went on its …

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Jul 11 2013

Rage against stoning

Today is International day against Stoning. Mina Ahadi, Spokesperson for the International Committee against Stoning, has written a piece in Persian about it here. Real live human beings are still buried in a ditch and stoned until they are dead in the 21st century. In Iran, stoning someone to death isn’t illegal; it’s perfectly legal …

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Jul 02 2013

4 people sentenced to death by stoning

Women’s rights activist to be stoned to death! The International Committee Against Stoning warns the local authorities in Tabriz and the leaders of the Islamic regime of the consequences of this barbarity. On 2 July, we received information from Tabriz prison that two people have been sentenced to death by stoning. Zarah Saee and Ali …

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Mar 19 2013

Amina represents me

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An Islamist preacher says 19 year old Tunisian Amina (FEMEN Tunisia) who posted a topless photo of herself bearing the slogan “my body belongs to me, and is not the source of anyone’s honour” deserves to be stoned to death. A lawyer has said she may face up to 2 years’ imprisonment and fines as a …

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Feb 01 2013

A new letter about Iran Stoning case and her imprisoned lawyer

Friday 1 February 2013 (Persian date: Bahman 13th 1391) Today, the International Committee against Stoning received the following urgent appeal from Tabriz prison about Iran stoning case Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani and her lawyer Javid Houtan Kian who languish in the Iranian prison under severe security control. “Here’s the notorious prison of Tabriz. I am taking …

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Jul 13 2012

It has to stop

I have just been informed that a Dutch MP of the Socialist Party, Harry van Bommel, has successfully submitted a resolution in the Dutch parliament calling for the Dutch government to instigate an initiative during the 67th UN General Assembly with the goal of an international condemnation and prohibition of stoning.  The resolution has been accepted. …

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Jul 11 2012

Stoning must end now

In commemoration of 11 July, International Day against Stoning, we call on people worldwide to demand an end to the barbaric practice of stoning to death. 11 July has been chosen by the International Committee against Stoning to mark the day that 31 year old mother of two, Maryam Ayoubi, was stoned to death in …

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Jan 08 2012

How very thoughtful! Stoning out of respect for Bible and Torah!

During a speech at the Catholic University of Ecuador, Islam ‘scholar’, Rahimpour Azghadi, says that stoning is not in the Koran.  [For the umpteenth time it's in the hadith, which is why there is stoning under Sharia law.] Nonetheless, he says, stoning is practiced out of – get this – respect for the Bible and …

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Dec 30 2011

They always lie; Sakineh is not safe

I had mentioned earlier that the head of the judiciary in East Azerbaijan had said that the prison did not have the “necessary facilities” to carry out Sakineh Mohamadi Ashtiani’s sentence of stoning and that therefore they were considering hanging as an alternative. Two days after the news of Sakineh’s imminent execution spread, he has …

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Dec 28 2011

We will not let them kill Sakineh!

The Islamic Republic of Iran has announced plans to execute rather than stone Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani. We can’t let this happen. Please take the time to send an email, letter or fax to the authorities demanding that her execution be stopped immediately and that she be released. Here’s a list of things you can do …

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Dec 27 2011

Iran does not have necessary facilities to stone Sakineh to death so want to hang her instead

Malek Ajdar Sharifi, the head of the judiciary in East Azerbaijan, said on Sunday that the prison does not have the “necessary facilities” to carry out Sakineh Mohamadi Ashtiani’s sentence of stoning!! Therefore, he said, they are considering hanging as an alternative. Really? Have they run out of stones and hired Islamic sadists? More likely, …

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Dec 26 2011

The Islamic Republic of Iran is considering Sakineh Mohamadi Ashtiani’s execution

International Committee against Stoning Press Release 26 December 2011 Malek Ajdar Sharifi, the head of East Azerbaijan province’s justice department, has announced that the Islamic Republic of Iran is considering changing Sakineh Mohamadi Ashtiani’s stoning sentence to execution by hanging and said that they are waiting for the go-ahead from the Ministry of Justice to …

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Nov 27 2011

Now can you understand why it’s important to focus on Islam?

Isabelle Wilczynska just sent me her artwork called ‘Stoning of unknown girl’ [See featured photo]. Lest we forget, people are still being sentenced to death by stoning in a handful of countries (all – surprise, surprise – under Sharia law).

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