Sharia law

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There are good points with Sharia, Moslems frequently point out that Widows and orphans should be looed after for example. Unfortunately there are many areas where decent civilized people will disagree with Islamic rules.


Problems with Muslim Sharia Law


Sharia allows slavery. Mohammed himself owned 40 unfortunate slaves. Slaves are helpless before their masters, can be bought and sold and masters can have sex with female slaves whenever they want.

For more about abuses suffered by slaves under Islam, see the following:

  1. Why Sharia is an Evil Abomination
  2. Slavery in Islam

Wife beating

Wives may be beaten simply for being too independent and not respectful enough.

  1. The Koran instructs men to beat their wives
  2. Why Sharia is an Evil Abomination

People may be severely flogged for drinking or gambling

Of course, don't expect any men to be flogged. Even though President Anni drank Sula shiraz, the courts failed to look into the case and have him flogged. If you look at Maldives law, any man or woman who is proven to drink alcohol has to be flogged.[1]

People who have blinded someone else may be blinded themselves

This has actually happened in the 21st Century, see the following:

  1. Iran: Sharia Court Sentences Man to be Blinded With Acid
  2. Why Sharia is an Evil Abomination

Thieves should have their hands amputated

The Koran stipulates this, see the following:

  1. Eyewitness: Nigeria's Sharia amputees
  2. Why Sharia is an Evil Abomination

Crucifixion and other forms of torture are allowed to punish some crimes

Laws allowing crucifixion and other barbaric punishments in Hamas controlled territories have been passed. There have been several crucifixions in Saudi Arabia during the last 20 years and at least one innocent man was lucky to escape crucifixion in Saudi Arabia.

  1. Hamas enacts Islamic (Sharia) laws
  2. Why Sharia is an Evil Abomination

Homosexuals are punished by death, by severe flogging or by long prison sentences

Traditionally homosexuals were sometimes burnt alive but as recently as the 21st Century in Taliban controlled Afghanistan were routinely executed. Lucky ones were thrown from tall buildings and died relatively quickly though it must have been terrifying. Unlucky homosexuals were put into a pit and a wall was toppled onto them so they were buried alive. In Iran women caught doing lesbian acts were/are given a hundred lashes each but if they have not “reformed after three such punishments they are executed the fourth time.

See the following:

  1. Islam's Love-Hate Relationship with Homosexuality
  2. Why Sharia is an Evil Abomination

This article is work in progress, there’s much more to write.

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