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Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani Petition

Sakineh's Son Arrested: The Great Silence of Conformist Thinkers

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Sajjad, the son of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, was arrested three days ago in the office of her attorney, Houtan Khian, who was detained as well -- and scarcely anyone is talking about it.

Interview: Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani's Son, Sajjad, Speaks

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Sajjad is the only one who can provide exact news of his mother. With a good deal of patience and thanks to Iranian bloggers, I managed to speak with him, and it is an extremely moving story.

Can a Petition Save a Life?

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

This is the question that those who initiated the appeal entitled "Sakineh Must Not be Stoned" a fortnight ago asked themselves. Unfortunately, no one has the answer to this dreadful question.

Save Sakineh

Ricken Patel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ricken Patel

While Sakineh will reportedly not be stoned, she may still be hanged -- and, right now, fifteen more people in Iran like Sakineh are awaiting death by stoning.

Saving Sakineh with Signatures

Irshad Manji | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Irshad Manji

Worldwide concern for Sakineh has mattered over the past few days. Still, let's not be fooled. A public relations victory for Iran's rulers isn't the goal. Sustained respect for human dignity is.

An Appeal for Sakineh Mohammadie Ashtiani

José Ramos-Horta | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
José Ramos-Horta

It is time to leave stoning as a form of capital punishment behind us as a race, to relegate it to the same place we have put stringing heretics on racks -- in a chapter of our past that we are not proud of.

Iranian Mother May Be Stoned To Death

Save Sakineh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An Iranian woman faces death by stoning after being convicted of adultery. Amnesty International yesterday called on the Iranian authorities to halt t...