What Does Stoning a Person to Death Entail?

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Canada’s National Post created a two-page spread to explain the procedure for stoning condemned adulterer to death.

Since 1980, at least 150 men and women have been stoned to death in Iran, said Farshad Hoseini, head of the International Committee against Execution, who has compiled a report on the practice from media reports and human rights organizations…

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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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