The Herald reports:
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant jihadists have beheaded two women in Syria for sorcery, an extension of the punishment which is normally reserved for men.
Well I guess that is a form of gender equality!
Many refugees say Isil’s strict rule was welcomed initially as a counter-measure to widespread corruption and banditry as Syria fell apart, but that it is increasingly resented.
A number of people, including teenage boys, have been “crucified” – suspended by their wrists in public but not to death – for failing to observe the Ramadan fast, which began earlier in June.
They really are not into this concept of separation of church and state are they.