Tuesday, April 26, 2005

Woman Stoned To Death in Afghanistan

In the first such incident since the end of the Taliban, a woman accused of adultery was publicly stoned to death in Afghanistan. From Reuters:
Amina, a 29 year-old married woman, was publicly stoned to death on the basis of a district court's decision on Thursday in Argo district to the west of Faizabad, the provincial capital of Badakhshan, they said.
Her accomplice recieved 100 lashings.


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