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.
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He came, he lied, he chuckled and he accused the West of fabricating a story about Sakinieh Mohamadi Ashtiani's death sentence by stoning. "Stoning does not exist in Iran," said Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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.
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.
An Iranian woman faces death by stoning after being convicted of adultery. Amnesty International yesterday called on the Iranian authorities to halt t...
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