Stoning

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From Iranian Penal code prior to 2013. The status of stoning as a punishment in Iran is now unclear as the provision was originally removed by Iranian MPs but then reinstated with ambiguous wording by the Iranian Guardian Council of Cleric and sharia Jurists.

Article 102 of the Islamic Penal Code reads: “An adulterer man shall be buried in a ditch up to near his waist and an adulterer woman up to near her chest and then stoned to death.”

Article 104 – “The size of the stone used in stoning shall not be too large to kill the convict by one or two throws and at the same time shall not be too small to be called a stone.” That is, pebbles are ruled out, but so are rocks big enough to kill quickly.

Article 23 – But if the condemnation is based on the testimonies of witnesses, then first the witnesses will throw stones, then the mentioned judge and then other people.

Stonings can reportedly take anywhere from 20 minutes to two hours. According to the International Committee Against Stoning, the doctor recruited to oversee the execution (often against his will) will periodically stop proceedings to check if the victim is dead. If not, the stoning resumes.

http://wpmedia.news.nationalpost.com/2012/01/na0124_stoningweb.pdf

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/iran/10089270/Iran-amends-law-on-stoning-for-adultery.html

 

WARNING GRAPHIC:
Horrible Actual Stoning - This is the reality of Islam-Sharia!!!

Watch as a 19 year old Muslim woman gets stoned to death for refusing to marry! This is Islam. This is Sharia Law. pic.twitter.com/6IIHbbI94L

— Deplorable Aaron (@GopAaron) November 29, 2016

Type: Article

ECHR Judgement Summary: "sharia law is incompatible with democracy and human rights"

Source: “Annual Report 2003 of the European Court of Human Rights, Council of Europe”

Type: Link

Type: News

Country: 
Indonesia
News Date: 
30/11/2010
Summary: 

My mom came to get me [from the Sharia police office] at 7 a.m. I was crying. The head lecturer at my campus, Doni, was there to lecture me. A Sharia police officer told him that I had been caught [on an isolated road on a motorcycle with my boyfriend]. He told my mom and me that I should be buried and stoned to death. I said, “Sir, I was only trying to look for a shortcut, and I should be stoned for that? What about the officers who raped me last night?”

Country: 
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
News Date: 
02/07/2010
Summary: 

A 43-year-old Iranian woman is facing death by stoning unless an international campaign launched by her children forces the authorities to quash what her lawyer calls a bogus conviction. In a case that highlights the growing use of the death penalty in a country that has already executed more than 100 people this year, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtianiwas convicted in May 2006 of conducting an "illicit relationship outside marriage."

Country: 
Saudi Arabia
News Date: 
07/10/2016
Summary: 

Bandar Bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, chairman of the Saudi Human Rights Commission, who led a Saudi delegation to the committee's review, told the body that "Islamic sharia (law) was above all laws and treaties, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child", according to a U.N. summary of the review last month. But the kingdom had the "political will" to "promote all human rights and particularly the rights of children", he said.

Country: 
Syrian Arab Republic
News Date: 
05/12/2016
Country: 
Nigeria
News Date: 
20/08/2002
Summary: 

An Islamic court in Nigeria yesterday upheld a sentence of death by stoning for a woman accused of adultery. The case is the latest in a series of sentences passed under sharia law - a set of religious laws adopted over the past two years in northern regions of Nigeria, which have predominantly Muslim inhabitants.

Country: 
Canada
News Date: 
30/11/2016
Summary: 

Here we go again: more ways to violate human rights, and the rights of women, proclaimed brazenly in a society that professes to uphold human rights.

Country: 
Malaysia
News Date: 
29/03/2015
Summary: 

But along with the viral hit though came a huge backlash. One particularly threatening thread on Facebook started with the comment: "Those who insult the laws of Allah, their blood is halal for killing." Others came to the journalist's defence. "Making you feel offended means you can rape and kill that person....brother, do you think you need to do some self reflection and soul searching..?" commented Chiam Soon King on the Sisters In Islam Facebook page.

Country: 
France
News Date: 
04/12/2004
Summary: 

"Stoned to death... why Europe is starting to lose its faith in Islam" (By Charles Bremner, Times of London, December 4, 2004) http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/article1974930.ece

Country: 
Malaysia
News Date: 
17/10/2016
Summary: 

The Malaysian Parliament is set to debate a controversial bill that could see stricter forms of sharia law introduced in the state of Kelantan, but critics have warned the so called hudud bill would result in whippings and even the amputations of limbs for crimes such as theft. The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party — commonly known as PAS — is pushing to introduce the proposed laws in the conservative north-eastern state, but first the bill must be passed by the Malaysian national parliament.

Country: 
Saudi Arabia
News Date: 
08/10/2016
Summary: 

The United Nations has called on Saudi Arabia to repeal laws that allow stoning, amputation, flogging and execution of children. Children over 15 years are tried as adults and can be executed, "after trials falling short of guarantees of due process and a fair trial", according to the report by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Country: 
Iraq
News Date: 
08/10/2016
Summary: 

Islamic State (ISIS) extremists executed an Iraqi woman on Friday after accusing her of “committing adultery.” Local sources reported that the woman was killed in Mosul city, in Iraq’s northwestern Nineveh Governorate. The 32-year-old woman was stoned to death by militants in Mosul’s Darkazliya neighbourhood.

Country: 
Saudi Arabia
News Date: 
07/10/2016
Summary: 

A U.N. human rights watchdog called on Saudi Arabia on Friday to end “severe” discrimination against girls and to repeal laws that allow the stoning, amputation, flogging and execution of children

Country: 
Saudi Arabia
News Date: 
08/12/2015
Summary: 

 A Saudi court has decided to reopen the case of a Sri Lankan woman who was sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, a Sri Lankan government minister said Tuesday.

Country: 
Mali
News Date: 
30/07/2012
Country: 
Malaysia
News Date: 
08/07/2002
Country: 
Iraq
News Date: 
17/06/2008
Country: 
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
News Date: 
03/06/2013
Country: 
Indonesia
News Date: 
15/09/2009
Country: 
Afghanistan
News Date: 
31/01/2011
Country: 
Afghanistan
News Date: 
11/11/2011
Country: 
Afghanistan
News Date: 
03/07/2013
Country: 
Sudan (the)
News Date: 
31/05/2012
Country: 
Sudan (the)
News Date: 
01/08/2012
News Date: 
29/09/2013
Country: 
Sudan (the)
News Date: 
06/06/2012
Country: 
Afghanistan
News Date: 
03/11/2015

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