UAE: Death by stoning/ flogging

UAE: Death by stoning/ flogging

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Index Number: MDE 25/005/2006
Date Published: 12 June 2006
Categories: Middle East And North Africa, UAE

A foreign national in the Emirate of Fujairah has been sentenced to death by stoning by a Shari'a (Islamic) court. Shahin 'Abdul Rahman, whose nationality is not known to Amnesty International, received the sentence on 10 June 2006 for committing adultery after he was allegedly found naked in bed with Asma Bikham Bijam, a domestic worker.


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