Thursday, December 5, 2013

Human Rights Update Nov. 30-Dec. 5

Miriam, human rights defender, 1947-2012
Terrible amendments to the penal code are being put forward. They include at least 26 amendments to the country’s Penal Code such as::
  • public stoning to death for ‘adultery’ by married people
  • amputation of hands and feet for theft and robbery
  • up to 100 lashes for unmarried people found guilty of ‘adultery’.   
Please act at once.
Bringing back stoning is a betrayal of the Afghan people © UNHCR / J. Tanner

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