Afghanistan: Woman stoned to death
A woman has been stoned to death in Afghanistan, reportedly for committing adultery. The killing is said to have taken place in the Urgu district of north-eastern Badakhshan province.
Submitted on Wed, 04/27/2005 - 00:00
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