« Home | Haredi extremists in Mea Shearim repeat offense » | Moshe Gafni denies reality in Beit Shemesh » | Father and five sons join Syrian jihad » | Now the extremists in Beit Shemesh protest the dra... » | Israeli leaders not attending Nelson Mandela's fun... » | London sharia gang jailed for their attacks on ped... » | Australian intel cancels passports of jihadists » | Iran keeps up the uranium development » | Lev Tahor amassed $6 million as a "charity busines... » | Chief rabbinate agrees to allow female kashrut sup... » 

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 

Syrian sharia includes whipping

Sharia continues to take asphyxiating holds in Syria, with one of the latest acts of violence under it being whipping for "adultery":
Sharia courts are run by groups associated with Al Qaeda, including the Al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The Authority of the Sharia system apparently applies to all areas of daily life, and have the power to dole out capital punishment.

Many of these courts are in the northern areas of Syria - rebel strongholds - and have armed militias which carry out punishments, according to reports.

The video shows a youth being whipped on adultery charges. The accused was brought to the town square and lashed in front of hundreds, including teenagers and young children. The sentence was read and the young man was hit dozens of times in the back, neck, and legs by a man wearing black executioner-style garb.

During the punishment, which lasted about a minute and twenty seconds, the crowd shouted "Allahu Akbar" as a sign of confirmation of a sentence.

Once the lashing is over, the accused also appears to receive hugs from the Al Qaeda crew. The intensity of the whipping was relatively weak compared to punishments whipping recorded in Saudi Arabia and other countries; it seems that the main goal of distributing video is to send a message of law and order in Syria without showing horrific images to lure youth into supporting the new system.

Lashing videos like this have surfaced more and more frequently from Syria, which is undergoing an Islamist revolution in those territories now under rebel control. In May, a powerful video showing an elderly man receiving lashes was released.
Even if it wasn't the most savage beating you could expect to find in nightmare regimes like Syria is now becoming, the victim is still likely to be very badly wounded from the experience. The Assad regime may be bad, but so too is the next one rising on the other side of the country.

Labels: , , , , ,

Links to this post

Create a Link

About me

  • I'm Avi Green
  • From Jerusalem, Israel
  • I was born in Pennsylvania in 1974, and moved to Israel in 1983. I also enjoyed reading a lot of comics when I was young, the first being Fantastic Four. I maintain a strong belief in the public's right to knowledge and accuracy in facts. I like to think of myself as a conservative-style version of Clark Kent. I don't expect to be perfect at the job, but I do my best.
My profile



    avigreen2002@yahoo.com About profile Gab page Minds page

      I also contribute to

    • The Astute Bloggers
    • Infidel Bloggers Alliance
    • Which also includes (open menu)

      My other sites

    • The Four Color Media Monitor
    • The Comic Book Discrimination Dossiers
    • Hawkfan
    • The Greatest Thing on Earth!
    • The Outer Observatory
    • Earth's Mightiest Heroines
    • Puzzle Paradise
    • The Co-Stars Primer
    • Cinema Capsule Cavalcade
    • Food Diner
    • News/Opinion sites (open menu)

      Writers and special activity groups (open menu)

      Media Watchdogs (open menu)

      Columnist bloggers (open menu)

      Research on terrorism (open menu)

      Milbloggers (open menu)

      Trackback parties (open menu)

      Trackback tools

    • Wizbang Standalone pinger
    • Other bloggers: Israel and Asia (open menu)

      Other bloggers: Europe (open menu)

      Other bloggers: American continent (open menu)

      Museum sites (open menu)

      Bloggeries Blog Directory blog directory Top Blogs Politics blogs Politics Blogs
      Politics blog TopOfBlogs
      All Politic Sites Society blog Blog Directory & Search engine blog directory View My Stats


    • W3 Counter stats
    • GoStats charts
    • Click here to see website statistics
    • eXTReMe Tracker Locations of visitors to this page

    This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

    make money online blogger templates

Older Posts Newer Posts

Tel-Chai Nation is powered by Blogspot and Gecko & Fly.
No part of the content or the blog may be reproduced without prior written permission.
Join the Google Adsense program and learn how to make money online.