Posts tagged "sakineh mohammadi ashtiani"

Today’s Lady News: Iranian Woman Might Be Hanged Instead Of Stoned To Death

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, an Iranian woman who was sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, may be hanged instead. She was allegedly complicit with her lover in murdering her husband, although her supporters say she was forced to confess under duress. Ashtiani, a mother of two, has been imprisoned since 2006 and her impending…

Jessica Wakeman / December 27, 2011

Carla Bruni Told She “Deserves To Die” For Supporting Iranian Woman Sentenced For Adultery

Avid readers of Today’s Lady News have no doubt been following the story of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a 43-year-old Iranian woman who has been sentenced to death for adultery. Ashtiani is accused of cheating on her husband and then conspiring to have him killed; she was sentenced to 99 lashes, which she’s received, and death…

Jessica Wakeman / September 3, 2010

Did Lindsay Lohan Compare Herself To An Iranian Woman About To Be Stoned To Death?

Because bawling in court wasn’t enough, Lindsay Lohan took to Twitter last night to complain about her 90-day prison sentence. Quoting from the U.N. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Lohan clearly seems to think spending three months in the pokey is cruel and inhuman punishment. But then she linked to a Newsweek story about Sakineh…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 8, 2010