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Iran: Proposed Penal Code Retains Stoning

Email Iran’s judiciary should refrain from implementing a proposed penal code that retains execution by stoning and other provisions that violate basic rights. The Guardian Council, composed of 12 religious jurists, reinserted the stoning provision into a previous version of the draft law which had omitted stoning to death as the explicit penalty for adultery. (Beirut) – Iran’s judiciary should refrain from implementing a proposed penal code that retains execution by stoning and other provisions that violate basic rights.read more

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