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Saudi Arabia: Beheadings for ‘witchcraft’

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Saudi Arabia: Beheadings for ‘witchcraft’


A Sri Lankan woman is currently facing decapitation by sword on a witchcraft charge in Saudi Arabia, in accordance with Wahhabism, a strict form of Sunni Islam. The UN reports executions tripled in the kingdom in 2011.

­A Saudi man complained that in a shopping mall his 13-year-old daughter “suddenly started acting in an abnormal way, which happened after she came close to the Sri Lankan woman,” reports the daily Okaz.

After the local man denounced the Sri Lankan for casting a spell on his daughter, police in the port city of Jeddah found it sufficient cause to arrest the woman..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://rt.com/news/saudi-arabia-sharia-beheading-435/

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