Tuesday, December 14

In Case You Haven't Participated...

...Sakineh is a woman who has received the death penalty in Iran, accused of committing adultery.  There is no witnesses accusing her, nor a person identified with whom she had the alleged affair.  Since her imprisonment she is also now being accused of killing her husband, yet there is no evidence of such behaviour.  According to sharia lay, she has been in jail for 6 months and has received 90 lashes, now she is scheduled to be killed.  Her brother, who is also her lawyer, has collected international signatures calling for her release in one of the most world's most egregious country's with respect to women's rights.

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Read more in MacLeans and in The Times of London

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