The mullahs' Supreme Court upheld a stoning sentence on Thursday for a young woman identified as Afsaneh R. A lower court first ruled in her case in the southern city of Shiraz.Of course, this has nothing to do with Islam. It is just, once again "abused" by radicals.
An appeal on her behalf was turned down by the Supreme Court on August 4 -- the same day Alireza Jamshidi, mullahs' judiciary spokesman, announced that stoning as a sentence was abolished altogether from the Iranian criminal laws.
Despite much smoke screening by the mullahs' judiciary regarding the commuting of all such rulings, there has not been any change made in the stoning cases.
In July 2007, the Iranian regime caused international outrage when Jafar Kiani was stoned to death in the northwestern city of Qazvin.
Hat tip: Eurient.