Monday, June 22, 2009

Some actual Progress in Iran

And I'm not talking about the "revolution" or election debacle...

Via Stratfor
Iran: Amendments Will Eliminate Stoning As Punishment
June 22, 2009
Iranian lawmakers are working to outlaw stoning and some other traditional Islamic punishments, Deutsche Presse-Agentur reported June 22, citing a report from Iran’s official IRNA news agency. Iranian parliamentary judiciary commission head Ali Shahrokhi told IRNA that amendments to current laws will eliminate stoning and cutting off hands, a traditional Islamic punishment for thieves.


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