“Iran’s Senior Clerics Say Death by Stoning Could be Stopped”

This article states that the prominent cleric Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi issued a fatwa stating that stoning was not the only punishment for adultery, opening the path for parliamentary efforts to ban the practice. 

Auteur: 
Dareini, Ali Akbar
Année: 
2001
Source publication: 
Associated Press, December 29