Tonight, the United States Department of State condemned the stoning by Taliban militants of a women in Orakzai, Pakistan.
A videotape of the stoning, which sources in Pakistan say took place two months ago, was smuggled out of the country by a Taliban member who passed to it Al Aan, a Dubai-based television channel that deals with women’s issues. The video is now being circulated on YouTube.
The Daily Mail reports that the gruesome video, which is not provided on this site nor on the Daily Mail site, shows the following:
A woman lies tied to the ground as a group of men gather round her, repeatedly throwing stones at her.
She appears to plead for help but despite her cries, they continue to rain stones down on her until she lies still.