Showing posts with label judicial punishments. Show all posts
Showing posts with label judicial punishments. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

The 13 Most Brutal and Inhumane Judicial Punishments Still Used Today

#1.
Public Stoning

Iranian courts still order public stonings, and those sentenced are often severely whipped before they are stoned.

Women are buried up to their necks before a stoning. If convicted of adultery, Iranian law requires the stones not be too big or too small so that the probable death is not merciful or prolonged. If a woman miraculously survives a stoning, she must then serve a jail sentence.

For men, the stoning procedure is a bit different. Men are buried up to their waists before a stoning. If they confess and manage to escape, they are free.

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