Crucifixion, torture, amputation, and death in Yemen

Al Qaeda committed ‘truly shocking’ human  rights abuses including crucifixion and the beheading of an alleged sorcerer  during its 16 months in control of a southern region of Yemen, a report by  Amnesty International claimed today. The London-based charity has also released a  video which appears to show a suspected thief having his hand amputated by… Read More Crucifixion, torture, amputation, and death in Yemen

Israel might hold Turkey accountable for genocide

Setting a memorial day for the Armenian genocide would be a recognition of the worlds second largest Holocaust. Israel is accused of trying to incite Turkey. A Knesset committee Monday will consider setting a memorial day for the Armenian genocide, marking a first in Israeli history and stoking criticism that Israel is trying to incite… Read More Israel might hold Turkey accountable for genocide

“Muslim preacher” beats daughter 5 to death with whips and hot metal

A five-year-old girl has died after her  father – a ‘prominent religious scholar’ – allegedly beat her to death with  ‘whips and hot metal’. Lamaa died in the intensive care unit of a  Riyadh hospital in Saudi Arabia after months of ‘suffering from broken arms, [a]  skull fracture and head bruises’. Al Arabiya news reported… Read More “Muslim preacher” beats daughter 5 to death with whips and hot metal

Pakistani girl face death accused of burning Koran

Three witnesses whose testimony could absolve a 14-year-old Pakistani girl facing life in prison have changed their statements. It’s the latest twist in the case of Rimsha Masih, a Christian teenager who was charged more than a month ago under Pakistan’s blasphemy laws for allegedly burning pages of Islam’s holy book for cooking fuel. She… Read More Pakistani girl face death accused of burning Koran