Firstly, for the advertisement for 8 more executioners to keep up with demand and then shockingly for the death penalty figures so far this year. Continue reading
Well I admit I’m doing a detour, this was not supposed to be the subject for this week’s blog, so I guess there may be two this week…. Due to a story in the news my topic was chosen for me. So-called honour killings. Honour killings are acts of vengeance, lets not beat around the bush, we should not even use the term ‘honour killings’ it is quite simply murder! Continue reading
It wasn’t until I got involved in helping a now dear friend and an ex-muslim, that I even learn’t of the horrors affecting people who chose to walk away from a religion, that was at best an accident of geographical birth. A lottery you may say of how you would be eventually treated when you “opted out”. It shook me to the core that in our so called progressive and modern society we would allow such atrocities. If you have read my “Atheophobia” blog you will be aware of some of the punishments being meted out as we speak! Mr Badawi who in less than a month will be given lashes monthly until his 1000 lashes have been given….
It also made me want to investigate the ” so called” punishments given to apostates from all faiths. Continue reading