Human Rights Activists Must Work To Halt Iran's Nuclear Weapons Program, Too
The Huffington Post / Nazanin Afshin-Jam

Ahmadinejad's belief system sanctions lying (tagiyeh) if done to advance Islam. He has denied that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani was sentenced to stoning for adultery. He claims women in Iran are the freest in the world, that homosexuals do not exist in Iran and that Iran's economy is flourishing.

The truth is Ashtiani could be executed any day (her lawyer is now reported missing); women's value is half that of a man under the law; homosexuals exist but are being executed, and the economy is suffering.

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