Iran Stops Woman’s Execution by Stoning for Now

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An Iranian woman, symbolically dressed as a victim of death by stoning, takes part in a National Council of Resistance of Iran in 2005.

Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani, a 43-year-old mother of two, was sentenced to death by stoning after being found guilty of adultery by an Iranian court, a ruling that sparked outcry in Western countries.

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