Sakineh Mohammadie Ashtiani Will Not Be Stoned, Hanging Is More Likely

Folks, we’ve had a small victory. Small. You may or may not be aware that Sakineh Mohammadie Ashtiani was to be stoned to death in Iran, because she had been convicted of adultery. Groups all over the world have put pressure on Iran to end the barbaric (and often misogynistic) practice of stoning. According to the Guardian: A 43-year-old Iranian woman will not be stoned to death after an international campaign launched by her children. It is unclear whether the authorities have lifted the death sentence for alleged adultery against …

They Are Going To Throw Small Stones At Sakineh Mohammadie Ashtiani

This morning I read about Sakineh Mohammadie Ashtiani. The Iranian mother of two will be stoned to death any day now, because she is a convicted adulterer. Without delving into the collective cruelty of a country that would punish people for the “crime” of intimacy. I wont’ even talk about the fact that she has been in prison for five years. I do need you, my readers to stop what you are doing and carry a very important message to your communities. Please ask everyone know face to face and …