During the pre-lslamic period of ignorance I saw a she-monkey surrounded by a number of monkeys. They were all stoning it, because it had committed illegal sexual intercourse. I too, stoned it along with them. (Bukhari, vol. 5, bk. 58, no. 188)
- Pakistan, Sep 2010: A video shows turbaned men gathering around a woman with a black hood over her head, picking up large rocks and repeatedly throwing them at her until she lies motionless, stretched along the ground. The stoning was carried because she was seen out with a man (Reuters).
- Iran, Sep 2010: Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani is an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery. An international outcry in favour of her has been ignored by the Mullahs, who suggest that she should be hanged instead. According to her son, she has also been sentenced to 99 lashes for a photo published of her without a headscarf. (AP)
- Somalia, Nov 2009: A woman in Somalia has been stoned to death after an Islamic Sharia law court found her guilty of adultery. (BBC News)
- Iran, 1994: Video of a couple being stoned to death (Apostates of Islam).