Sep 062010

A final news update on Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman that is the subject of my previous two blog postings.

Her lawyer confirmed that she was lashed 99 times last week for allegedly appearing in a photograph without her traditional head covering.  However, media outlets have claimed that the photo misidentified Mohammadi Ashtiani.

Her lawyer believes Ashtiani’s stoning sentence could be carried out soon.

The full AP story is here.

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