ISIS has released images that appear to show gay men being hurled off buildings and then stoned to death, part of the militants' self-professed mission to crack down on "sexual deviance. The horrific execution tactic is the latest in a string of brutal punishment methods applied by ISIS under its strict interpretation of Islamic — or shariah — law, from crucifying Christians to stoning alleged adulterers to flogging young men for drinking. ISIS featured a lengthy article in the latest version of its propaganda magazine Dabiq, released Thursday, on why it is "clamping down on sexual deviance. The article blamed the advent of the sexual revolution for putting the West onto a "downward spiral" of immorality and said ISIS will continue its efforts to punish any transgressions. The magazine came out just two days after ISIS released images purporting to show the execution of a gay man by stoning. In photographs released by ISIS supporters, masked fighters line up by a pile of rocks, and a blindfolded man is led by militants to his fate.
ISIS jihadists throw man off building for being gay
ISIS throws man accused of being gay off building in Iraq - Haaretz Com - jteph.info
Before he is thrown from the building, the man, believed to be in his 50s, can be seen on a white chair flanked by two masked men in dark clothing and army fatigues. A judgement appears to be read aloud before he is sentenced to being thrown from the highest point of the city. Somehow he survived and can be seen sitting up as onlookers gather round him. Shortly after they turn on him, throwing stones until he is dead. Two men were stoned to death in the Syrian city of Raqqa in November, while a separate incident last December saw a gay man thrown off a rooftop and stoned to death for committing an alleged act of blasphemy. MORE : Eighty-one countries still have laws against homosexuality. Sign Up for News Updates.
Islamic State throws men off building for ‘being gay’
New graphic photos released from war-torn Aleppo, Syria, show Islamic State militants throwing a man accused of being gay off a rooftop before a fanatic mob pelts his corpse with rocks. ISIS' religious police, known as the "hisbah," carried out the execution in accordance with Sharia law. The article explains: "Hisbah is short for 'Rijaal al-hisbah' and translates to 'men who guard against infringements.
India is home to plenty of strange traditions- not surprising, considering that it is a land where religion and superstition go almost hand-in-hand. From harmless rituals to the downright dangerous, India has seen them all. However, Karnataka places like Nagrala village and Maharashtra including the areas of Solapur and Harangal are home to a particularly bizarre ritual- tossing babies off a roof for luck. Solapur in Maharashtra is especially famous for this ritual, being home to the Baba Umer Dargah , where this ritual has been actively practiced for eons.