- 8/16, BBC: "Taliban 'kill adulterous Afghan couple',"
- "Even in Islam this [stoning] has to be done
- through proper judicial systems," he said....
- Stoning is part of sharia law in many places.
- ...Ayatollah Shahroudi, the head of Iran’s judiciary, ...in 2002 said stoning should no longer exist in Iranian law.
Despite Shahroudi’s stance, stoning continues to remain on the law books in Iran and
- lower judges are free to sentence adulterers to that method of punishment."