Some family members are, (not sure if 'obligated to' is the proper term ) obligated to punish her, sometimes they kill her.lying about a "crime" doesn't tend to have a higher price tag than committing it.

In any case, in spite of Sexual Education provided by the country, how many teenage pregnancy and abortion taking place each year? How many of the teenage life in this society have been shattered by their irresponsible actions which causes delay to a somewhat smooth phase towards adulthood such as pursuing a career?

It appears that most teenagers in this country are divirginized on or before 12. How many of these problems does the society have to face?

Sex outside marriage is illegal in Iran and capital punishment can be imposed.

The young men in the case were sentenced to 30 and 40 lashes each. We've had a few discussions where, you had no problem saying people were guilty, just because they were suspected of some crime.

No where in the article I read did she admit to perjury.

She was found guilty of it by the court, with no listing of evidence of why.Then the court would be right, at least technically.Of course, you have to wonder if they went bragging about it, or her family found out some other way, and since such a fallen woman would have no life in Iran's current sturcture, she lied about it trying to avoid becoming and outcast and dispise and mistreated by all.Rights violations well lets see we show naked pictures to the captives and theres a big outrage wheres the outrage for this a loveing people because he betrayed me, I filed the case against him and his friend out of revenge If there was no betrayal (whatever that means) would she have said anything? I could say your position is a little like what you accuse the Iranian law system of being. Do you think she will falsely accuse someone of rape again? my1 Used as a modifier before a noun: my boots; my accomplishments.2 Used preceding various forms of polite, affectionate, or familiar address: My friend, you are so right I hope you're using definition #2 when you say my frozen cut hands off over there oh but thats them u say I didn't say anything about cutting hands off , but they have their laws and the US has it's laws.(such a loveing people) It said she had sex of her own free will,"But because he betrayed me, I filed the case against him and his friend out of revenge."The girl was sentenced to 100 lashes because her accusations of rape and kidnap could have landed her partners a death penalty She didn't get 100 lashes for "sex" she got them for "PERJURY"And the 2 guys that had sex outside of marriage each got the lashed. she had sex and she got the lash for perjurynot do/sell drugs You brought up drugs, not mesuch a peacefull people You said that , not me It said she had sex of her own free will, But that was the courts ruling, not her admission.You complain that criminals in the US get off too easily with a slap on the wrist. The question becomes what does it mean when she says betrayal?