Killing for Allah: Saudi religious police willfully obstruct schoolgirls’ escape from fire because they were not wearing correct Islamic dress

BBC News reports: “Saudi Arabia’s religious police stopped schoolgirls from leaving a blazing building because they were not wearing correct Islamic dress”. According to this story, the saving of 15 girls was prevented by the police—known as the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice.

Reply from US Afghanistan Embassy

This morning I received a reply to my email to the American Afghanistan Embassy regarding the death penalty assigned to Sayed Parwez Kambakhsh. Here is the email that I sent:

Free Sayed Parwez Kambakhsh (My email to the Afghani US Embassy)

To whom it may concern: I am writing to express my deepest disgust at the decision to put Sayed Parwez Kambakhsh to death for reading and distributing literature that opposes the Koran’s expressed views on the treatment of women. This is absolutely deplorable. Any belief system worth the paper on which it is written should … Continue reading