Hamas Passes Bill Authorizing Hanging, Whipping

[Ynet News] Roee Nahmias - Hamas has recently passed a radical Islamic bill authorizing whipping, dismembering and execution as standard punitive action in Gaza, the London-based Arabic newspaper al-Hayat reported Wednesday. The whip will be used on anyone "engaging in games of chance, offending religious beliefs, and defaming others' character."

2008-12-24 06:00:00

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