Shaheen Abdel Rahman and Unnamed woman

Shaheen Abdel Rahman and Unnamed woman (United Arab Emirates)
Crime: “Adultery”

In 2006, Shaheen Abdel Rahman, a married man living apart from his wife, was sentenced to death by stoning in Fujeirah for the crime of `adultery`. His co-defendant, an unnamed Filipina woman, was excused from stoning as she was unmarried, but was sentenced to one year jail time and 100 lashes of the whip.

An appeals court commuted Abdel Rahman`s sentence to 1 year jail time followed by deportation to his home country of Bangladesh, while his co-defendant`s sentence was upheld.

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