The Associated Press
Wednesday, November 3, 2010; 3:12 PM
BRASILIA, Brazil -- Brazil's president-elect says it would be "barbaric" if a woman in Iran were executed for adultery.
Dilma Rousseff did not say what she would do about the planned stoning after she takes office on Jan. 1, but Brazilian officials have tried to use their friendly ties with Iran to influence the case. READ MORE
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DEATH BLOG shines a light on the dark issue of people being stoned to death. Learn about this crime against humanity and be part of the solution to bring it to an end.
by Betsy Seeton
I first became aware that people are still being stoned to death in current times when the story about Sakineh made world headlines. She is still fighting for her life. I dedicate this blog to her and the many people around the world facing death by stoning, and to those who have already died by this barbaric method.