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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Houtan Kian
An Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery confessed to helping a man kill her husband and re-enacted the alleged murder in an interview shown Friday on Iranian state television — an apparent effort by the government to deflect international criticism over the case.
Iranian state television has broadcast a statement purportedly made by an Iranian woman who has been sentenced to death by stoning for adultery. In it, the woman calls herself a "sinner."
Iran on Tuesday accused two detained Germans of having links to Iranian exile groups after they were arrested reportedly while trying to interview the son of a woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery.
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, an Iranian woman who faces death by stoning for adultery, now has received a new sentence of 99 lashes after a British newspaper ran a picture of an unveiled woman mistakenly identified as her, her son said Monday.