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Iranian woman sentenced to stoning death “confesses” murder on state television

Lawyer says confession was prompted by beatings and torture


Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani’s confession to being an accomplice to her husband’s murder on Iran state television was recorded only after she was severely beaten and tortured in prison, according to her lawyer. He also said he is afraid Iranian authorities will act quickly and carry out a death sentence. In the interview, Ashtiani, who previously denied having an affair, describes how she struck up a relationship with her husband’s cousin. She said it was the cousin who came up with the idea to murder her husband. The head of the judiciary of Iran’s East Azerbaijan province told the television program that after Ashtiani had injected an anaesthetic into her husband, his cousin electrocuted him. It was not clear whether the cousin had been arrested. Ashtiani has already received 99 lashes for having an illicit relationship with two men and was sentenced to death by stoning until international outcry deferred her execution last month.


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Iranian woman sentenced to stoning death “confesses” murder on state television

  1. There is no fairness or equality in Iran or most other Muslim countries.

    • Iran does not have Homsexuals either …..

      • Quite right, they have sheep

  2. That's some culture they've got over there.

  3. Liberal McGuinty almost allowed Sharia Law in Ontario, too many liberals are soft on savagery because they want to suck up to the uncivilized. And be seen to be sucking up to the uncivilized.

  4. That 'culture' over there is closer than you think.

  5. Even in the Qur'an Iran can be found to be wicked and cruel in going beyond the prescribed punishment. For even with 200 lashes it is more merciful than death.

    Qur'an, Surah 24: AL-NOOR (THE LIGHT) 024.002:
    YUSUFALI: The woman and the man guilty of adultery or fornication,- flog each of them with a hundred stripes: Let not compassion move you in their case, in a matter prescribed by Allah, if ye believe in Allah and the Last Day: and let a party of the Believers witness their punishment.
    PICKTHAL: The adulterer and the adulteress, scourge ye each one of them (with) a hundred stripes. And let not pity for the twain withhold you from obedience to Allah, if ye believe in Allah and the Last Day. And let a party of believers witness their punishment.
    SHAKIR: (As for) the fornicatress and the fornicator, flog each of them, (giving) a hundred stripes, and let not pity for them detain you in the matter of obedience to Allah, if you believe in Allah and the last day, and let a party of believers witness their chastisement.

    • What a barbaric society..I wonder if the majority of followers truly believe, (especially the younger generation) or if they follow out of fear ? Pretty sick stuff !!

      • Everything could have been different, If Carter invaded Iran right before Khomeini got firmly established there. He (Carter) was the most disastrous president sofar. Let's see if this one can beat him.

  6. John 8:7

    7So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.