Posted by: bahareiran | August 22, 2010

150 people stoned in Iran in last 30 years

The website of French daily Le Figaro wrote that a number of cultural and literary personalities and Nobel laureates protested Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani’s stoning sentence saying that in the last 30 years, 150 stoning sentences were carried out in Iran. The French daily also said that there are currently three men and eight women in Iran who have been sentenced to death by stoning. (Radio Farda website – Aug. 17, 2010)

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