SOMALIA: MUSLIMS STONE ONE MAN, SHOOT ANOTHER
J. Grant Swank, Jr.
Justice was served Sunday, per AP, that is, according to Islamic sentencing.
One Muslim male was put in a pit, dirt up to his chin, then stoned in the head till dead. Stone sizes are stipulated by the Koran—not too big as to bring quick end. Allah be praised.
A second Muslim male was shot to death. Allah be praised.
The first had committed adultery, according to his accusers.
The second had committed murder, according to his accusers.
Justice is not always thoroughly investigated in Somalia or other Muslim environs. But once the verdict is pronounced—no matter the errors—the sentence is carried out.
Who watches these deaths?
The public—including children of all ages—is urged to watch a human stoned in the head till dead.
The public—including children of all ages—is urged to watch a human shot dead. All of this public exhibition is to teach the public to behave according to the Koran and sharia—Islamic “legal and justice system.”
All of this visualization is to honor Islamic law the Somalian way—swift and often.
“Islamic courts run by radical clerics have ordered executions, floggings and amputations.
“In some areas militants have also banned movies, musical telephone ringtones, dancing at weddings and playing or watching soccer.
“Somalia has been ravaged by violence since warlords overthrew dictator Mohamed Siad Barre in 1991, then turned on each other” per the Mogadishu news release dated Sunday, December 13.