IRAN. A COUPLE STONED TO DEATH
June 5, 2006: Iranian authorities have stoned a man and a woman to death, according to a report that has surfaced in Persian-language websites.
The stoning was carried out in the middle of the night three weeks ago in a cemetery in the north-eastern city of Mashad, the report said.
The woman was identified as Mahboubeh Mohammadi.
Mahboubeh, who was a teacher, and her sisterâs husband were accused of murdering her husband eight years ago.
The report said that her role in the murder was only discovered last year. (Sources: www.donneiran.org; www.iranfocus.com; www.ncr-iran.org; 05/06/2006)