Afghanistan is considering bringing back stoning for adultery,Human Rights Watch (HRW) and the justice ministry said on Monday,possibly restoring a punishment in force during the Taliban regime.
The penalty for married adulterers,along with flogging for unmarried offenders,appears in a draft revision of the country’s penal code being considered by the ministry . . . →Read More:Afghanistan’s new law,old demons:Stoning for Adulterers
On October 24,2012 a Predator drone flying over North Waziristan came upon eight-year old Nabila Rehman,her siblings,and their grandmother as they worked in a field beside their village home. Her grandmother,Momina Bibi,was teaching the children how to pick okra as the family prepared for the coming Eid holiday. However on . . . →Read More:Worlds apart
By WILLIAM MILAM
WASHINGTON — Pakistanis are celebrating the accomplishment of an elected government — for the first time in the country’s history — serving in office for the full five years of its constitutional term. Never mind that this is the only accomplishment of that government,or that the news is drowned out by . . . →Read More:Constantly Overreaching