Syria Jihadists tie up woman in a public square and execute her for ‘adultery’

From Raw Story:  http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/01/syria-jihadists-tie-up-woman-in-a-public-square-and-execute-her-for-adultery/

Agence France-Presse
14 Jan 2015

Al-Qaeda-linked militants have publicly executed a woman accused of adultery in northwestern Syria, a monitoring group said Wednesday.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that in total 14 people had been executed for alleged adultery or homosexuality in the war-torn country since July, half of them women.

It released a video showing fighters from Al-Nusra Front, Al-Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate, tying up a woman and shooting her in a square in the town of Maaret Masirin in the province of Idlib.

A crowd of civilians and fighters are seen watching, as a jihadist accuses the woman of “corrupting the earth, and adultery”.

Islamic law views all sex outside marriage as a punishable crime.

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