Stoning

English Translation of Regulatory Code on Sentences of Qisas, Stoning, Crucifixion, Execution, and Flogging

The first complete English translation of the Regulatory Code on Sentences of Qisas, Stoning, Crucifixion, Execution, and Flogging, which sets out the conditions and protocols for the implementation of corporal and capital punishment in the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI), is now available. ... Read more

Sakineh Ashtiani's son fights against her stoning sentence

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani’s son Sajjad met with foreign reporters in Tabriz today, re-iterating that his mother is not guilty, and urging a cancellation of his ... Read more

Sakineh Ashatiani, sentenced to stoning, still risks death

Sakineh Mohamaddi Ashtiani, a mother of two, has been accused of adultery, which she denies. She is held on death row, and although her previous sentence to stoning by death has been revoked, she still faces execution. ... Read more

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