Iran Infuriated By Film Of Woman's Stoning
By LISA HOLLAND - SKY NEWS
Added: Tue, 19 Oct 2010 14:18:57 UTC
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A film portraying the real-life stoning of an Iranian woman is opening in London despite protests from the country's government.
It depicts a brutal form of punishment still sanctioned by Iran's current hard-line regime.
The film's director claims some European governments have been reluctant to support it - fearful of antagonising Iran's regime, already at loggerheads with the West.
The film The Stoning Of Soraya M is based on the true story of a woman brutally killed after being falsely accused of adultery.
Soraya is stoned to death in her Iranian village under Islamic Sharia law.
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