Isn't it wonderful we are engaged in America's longest war to protect the Afganis from Taliban rule??During the Taliban's 1996-2001 time in power, convicted adulterers were routinely shot or stoned in executions held mostly on Fridays. Women were not permitted to go out on their own, girls were barred from schools and men were obliged to grow long beards.
Providing fresh evidence popular support for the brutal punishment has endured, two lovers narrowly escaped being stoned in Baghlan province north of Kabul, but were publicly shot over the weekend instead, officials said
Stoning for adulterers may become legal again in Afghanistan - World News
So glad 2200 American's died for this cluster