Somali woman stoned to death for adultery
By Brittany Falkers
A Somali woman was stoned to death and her boyfriend given 100 lashes for having an affair, a judge for an Islamic militant group in
The woman was killed Tuesday in front of a crowd of some 200 people near the town of
The Somali woman, 20, was a divorcee - but although she was no longer married, her affair was seen as adultery in the eyes of
The militants that control much of southern
Sheikh Ibrahim Abdirahman, the judge for the group al-Shabab, says the woman's boyfriend was a 29-year-old unmarried man, was given 100 lashes for the affair, according to the Mail Foreign Service article.
The stoning death was a least the fourth for adultery in