Amputations & Beheadings

Your Daily Muslim #706: Ghulam Ali Naeem Abadi

Your Daily Muslim #706: Ghulam Ali Naeem Abadi

Iranian cleric Ayatollah Ghulam Ali Naeem Abadi, who represents Iran’s Supreme Leader in Hormozgan province, put his foot in his mouth recently. How? By demanding others’ limbs be removed. “If the hands of a few of those who commit theft in society are cut off, they would serve as examples for others and security will […]

Your Daily Muslim #699: Nabil Huruy

Your Daily Muslim #699: Nabil Huruy

Toronto Muslim Nabil Huruy was ahead of his time. His ideas, deemed radical by many, were put into practice not long before they became mainstream. Yes, he’s a hipster Muslim – he attempted a lone-wolf jihad beheading before they were cool. Huruy had several encounters with law enforcement in the weeks leading up to the […]

Your Daily Muslim #685: Ahmed el-Zend

Your Daily Muslim #685: Ahmed el-Zend

In May, Ahmed el-Zend was sworn in as Egypt’s new Justice Minister. However, his idea of “justice” is what we in America consider cruel and unusual punishment. A staunch supporter of sharia, el-Zend enjoys discussing his love of corporal punishment. “We have in our penal code some articles that contradict Islamic sharia,” el-Zend stated. “I […]

Your Daily Muslim #684: Maria Giulia Sergio

Your Daily Muslim #684: Maria Giulia Sergio

“I can’t wait to die as a martyr.” 27-year-old Italian convert Muslimah Maria Giulia Sergio has (in addition to three first names) the wrong idea of what a good society is. Sergio married an Albanian Muslim, and has since grown in her devotion. Of course, their honeymoon was far from normal – they decided to […]

Your Daily Muslim #657: Azhar Abdullah

Your Daily Muslim #657: Azhar Abdullah

In civilized society, shoplifting is punished by a small fine and a misdemeanor charge. In Islamic society, shoplifters get a hand chopped off. Malaysia’s Kelantan state recently passed a law that would legalize sharia-prescribed hudud punishments such as amputation, effectively regressing to the 7th century. Dr. (though hopefully not for long) Azhar Abdullah is a […]

Your Daily Muslim #642: Jimmy Stepney

Your Daily Muslim #642: Jimmy Stepney

An Oklahoma Christian offered a down-on-his-luck man a place to stay. This admirable act inspired by Christianity’s teachings of charity, however, would soon come back to hurt the host. The man who was taken in was Jimmy Stepney, a Christian at the time. However, Stepney began reading the Qur’an, a hate book from the seventh […]

Your Daily Muslim #635: Mohammad Farman Ali

Your Daily Muslim #635: Mohammad Farman Ali

Pakistani Muslim Mohammad Farman Ali is a man of many appetites. His hunger grew insatiable. When he saw locals burying a woman’s body, he knew he couldn’t resist any longer. That night, he unearthed the woman and hid her body in his house he shared with his brother, Mohammad Arif. Upon a visit to the […]