Heartiest congratulations to you on condemning the silence of any
international or national government official on the stoning sentences
of Sakineh Ashtiani and others. We are all grateful that the protests
around the world now appear to have succeeded in her case. What about
other victims of such appalling cruelty? What about trials which abuse
the rule of law from start to finish?
It demeans the entire human family when regimes which engage in gender
discrimination and use violence against women to implement their
policies are appointed or elected to UN bodies tasked with working for
Thank you for demanding that the UN immediately implement a resolution
to criminalize stoning worldwide.
Governments and other organizations that stone women to death are
committing serious crimes and their agents in doing such acts should
face international penal sanctions. The UN and all responsible
governments should criminalize the practice of stoning immediately.
No-one anywhere can tolerate silence on stoning, rape, and gender apartheid.
All success to your rally from Canada.