Iranian Woman May Be Spared From Stoning, Hanged Instead

When 44-year-old Iranian woman Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani was sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, the ruling provoked protest and calls for her release worldwide. Now Iranian officials have indicated that they may bend to international pressure, but they won't let Ashtiani go, they'll just hang her instead of… » 12/26/11 11:06pm 12/26/11 11:06pm

Polanski Apologist Becomes Anti-Stoning Advocate

Bernard-Henri Levy, the mastermind of the celebrity petition to free Roman Polanski, has now started a campaign to persuade the Iranian government to spare Sakineh Ashtiani from stoning. He's an odd man for the job. » 8/23/10 9:30am 8/23/10 9:30am