Pregnant Woman Stoned to Death by Family for Marrying Against Their Wishes

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Farzana Parveen, who was three months pregnant, was stoned to death by her own family in front of a high court in Pakistan for getting married without their consent, to the man of her choosing. Several members of Farzana's family, including her father and brothers, attacked her with batons and bricks in broad daylight and they killed her before a crowd of onlookers. Mohammad Iqbal, right, husband of Farzana Parveen, 25, sits in an ambulance next to the body of his pregnant wife who was stoned to death by her own family, in Lahore, Pakistan (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary) According to BBC News; Police said 30-year old Farzana Bibi died on the spot after being attacked with bricks and sticks. . . .

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