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A map showing countries where public stoning is judicial or extrajudicial form of punishment.
The Lapidation of St. Steven is a pinting by Charles Thévenin done in 1829. It is in St. Steven's Cathedral in Touluose

Stoning or lapidation is a form of capital punishment: a group of people throws stones at the convicted person, until this person dies. Today, it is mostly used in countries which follow sharia law.