The court ruling came late Thursday on public interest litigations by human rights groups who highlighted examples of women being publicly whipped for “crimes” like adultery, having a child out of wedlock or even just talking to people of other faiths.
In some cases, rape victims were flogged for being a “participant” to their assault. More clues as to why Islamic law is not welcomed in the West.
(By the way: we’re not sure why Yahoo! News placed this AFP item in its ‘entertainment’ section.)