Iran's telltale stoning
World Affairs Journal / Roya Hakakian

One need not be a feminist to worry about the broader implications of Sakineh’s case: In a country where a fornicator can be turned into an adulterer who can retroactively be turned into an accomplice in a murder case that no longer exists, can there be anything believable as truth? Where facts so readily transform into fiction and where fiction is readily embraced as pure fact, can any negotiation be but mere hallucination?

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