Monday, August 06, 2007


Just your peace loving Muslims

"The [7] Mashad hangings, broadcast live on local television [last Wednesday], are among a series of public executions ordered by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad last month as part of a campaign to terrorize an increasingly restive population. Over the past six weeks, at least 118 people have been executed, including four who were stoned to death. According to Saeed Mortazavi, the chief Islamic prosecutor, at least 150 more people, including five women, are scheduled to be hanged or stoned to death in the coming weeks."

Full story in WSJ, Aug. 6.

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