Archive | March 14, 2012


Egyptian MP proposes Crucifixions as Punishment for Crimes

An Egyptian Member of Parliament from the Nour Party (Salafist) has announced that he would like to see strict enforcement of Sharia law relative to punishment for various forms of criminal behavior. That punishment would include crucifixion. Via the Egyptian Independent: The People’s Assembly Proposals and Complaints Committee discussed in a meeting Tuesday a bill […]

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Jimmy Carter says the Muslim Brotherhood can be Trusted

During a national radio interview, former president Jimmy Carter was asked about the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and if its success in elections there might jeopardize the peace treaty he brokered between Israel’s Menachim Begin and Egypt’s Anwar Sadat. Carter’s response? Well, of course, the Muslim Brotherhood should be trusted to honor […]

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Morocco Woman forced to Marry her rapist; commits Suicide

In Morocco, a girl whose rape in the west would include the added charge of rape of a minor was actually ordered to marry her rapist. In essence, she was the one punished for the rape; she ultimately committed suicide over it, according to Al Arabiya: A 16-year-old Moroccan girl has committed suicide after a […]

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