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Article On Al-Jazeera America Website: Beheadings In Saudi Arabia Also Merit International Concern

Oct 2nd, 2014 | By

The website of the U.S.-based Qatari TV channel Al-Jazeera America recently posted an article titled “Beheadings Remain Integral Part of Saudi Justice System.” The article, by the site’s digital producer Amel Ahmed, points out that Saudi Arabia sentences dozens of people to death by decapitation every year, for violent and even non-violent crimes, and metes out violent punishments even to political activists, as a means of stifling dissent.

Children Of ISIS Killers Play With Severed Heads

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

Parading severed heads in front of pals like a new toy, this is the life of children growing up in the Islamic State. Sickening images have emerged of boys no more than 10-year-old revelling in the bloodbath which has engulfed the region. Another picture shows a youngster holding a Kalashnikov and posing beside the body of a crucified rebel soldier. The horrific scenes emerged after pictures of a baby surrounded by guns and grenades was posted online yesterday by ISIS.

Sultan Of Brunei Warns Citizens Of Punishments For Criticizing Him Or Sharia

Feb 26th, 2014 | By

The dictator of Brunei, a tiny country bordering Malaysia, has just issued a warning to its citizens about criticizing him or his imposition of Islamic Sharia law on the country. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiam is one of the richest men in the world — $20 billion and counting. He rules over a country of only 400,000 citizens.

State Of Brunei Introduces Sharia Stoning, Flogging, Amputation For Crimes

Oct 23rd, 2013 | By

Hassanal Bolkiah, the Muslim Sultan of the tiny oil-rich state of Brunei will be introducing Sharia law into the criminal code within the next six months.

According to Bolkiah, “By the grace of Allah, with the coming into effect of this legislation, our duty to Allah is being fulfilled.”

Under the new Sharia rules, adulterers face death by stoning, thieves will have their hands chopped off, drunks and those who have abortions will be flogged.