The Return of ‘Stoning’ for Adultery in Afghanistan?
The draft of the measure was obtained by The Telegraph, which discovered that unmarried “adulterers” would be given 100 lashes and married adulterers would be publicly stoned. The Afghan legislative director Rohullah Qarizada defended the measure, saying “We are working on the draft of a Sharia penal code where the punishment for adultery, if there are four eyewitnesses, stoning. The Islamic Sharia instructs us to do so.. There is a verse in the Qur’an about it.” Click to Continue