Thursday, September 13, 2007

The Republic of Hand-Choppers

From Kamangir's blog:

ISNA reports that the Judiciary officials chopped off the hands of four thieves in the holy city of Mashhad. The sentence has been reportedly carried out “after the legal steps were taken” [Persian]

Islamic Sharia in Action
IR and Thieves’ Fingers
Back to the Old Habit, Or Cutting Off Fingers

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