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.)
Possibly Related Products
Our website includes affiliate links, which means we get a small commission — at no additional cost to you — for each qualifying purpose. For instance, as an Amazon Associate Religion News Blog earns from qualifying purchases. That is one reason why we can provide this service free of charge.