“You are a human being. You have rights inherent in that reality. You have dignity and worth that exists prior to law.”
Lyn Beth Neylon
Human rights are the basic freedoms as well as rights that all humans are entitled to. These human rights include the right to life, freedom of thought and expression as well as equality.
Human Rights Violation:
A violation of Human Rights is when someone has been discriminated against or has made it unable for someone to receive their basic freedoms or rights.
Cultural Relativism is the principle when someone’s activities and beliefs have to be understood according to their own individual cultures.
Religious Relativism is the principle when someone’s activities and beliefs have to be understood according to their own individual religions.
Stoning In Iran
What is Stoning?
Stoning is a way of punishment where stones are thrown at the victim until they die. As a group complete this punishment no one can be held responsible for killing the person. This form of execution can be seen as a form of torture as it is slower than other forms. It is also said to be one of the oldest forms of execution that has been practiced in many areas of the world however most commonly in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa.
There are certain crimes that by the law of the country or community are punishable by death from stoning. If someone is accused and it is agreed by the people in power of the community they are put to death by stoning, even if there is no evidence to support the accusation. If the victim is a male they are buried up till their waste while a female is buried up until her shoulders. They are then thrown with stones by the volunteers in the community. These stones are picked specially to their size as they must be able to cause physical pain without causing
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