So I bet you’ve watched three bearded, turbaned men beating the crap out of a young girl in public, on the news. And you think it’s Islam, right? WRONG!!!!!
On Friday, the Pakistani government reached a truce in the lawless region of Swat in Pakistan (bordering Afghanistan – that’s where all the Taliban are and the US should be focusing!) So they befriended the Taliban (surprise, surprise)
The government has reached a truce with SHARIAH LAW… why does it have to be the ignorant Taliban (half of whom are illiterate) to be put in power? Why not get a bunch of educated Muslim scholars who really know what they’re talking about? Most of the Taliban can’t even write their own name! It’s all dirty politics, Pakistan not wanting Afghanistan to be at peace because they fear that Afghanistan will then claim back their rightful land which Pakistan has taken. All the way to the Durand Line.
So, a bunch of excited, uneducated crooks are put in power to screw up as much as it can.
In regards to this girl being beaten, I don’t think there’s any justification. They’ve seen her walk in the markets with some guy! The Prophet’s wife would be seen in public talking to men, there is no Shariah law prohibiting that and neither does it provide a set of punishment for it. CONDEMNED!!!
Villagers have said that the girl refused the marriage proposal from one of the leading Taliban elders in the village and this is a form of vengeance for the rejection of his proposal (trust me, they alllll find out what happens in the village!!!)
So, what’s in it for the rejected Taliban dude? Basically, he has defamed this girl, tarnished her reputation, accusing her of sleeping with someone outside marriage (taboo!!!) and so no one wants to marry this girl now because she has a bad name. He has shown his ‘power’ and other marriage proposals he sends out will not be refused because the girls family will fear bad name.
She was clearly talking about the proposal when she screams while being beaten: “I am repenting, my father is repenting what I have done, my grandmother is repenting what I have done…”
So this girl that’s been beaten now has a bad name, no one wants to marry her. She’ll most likely be married to the monster who proposed to her initially or she will remain a celibate for the rest of her life.
Let’s say she HAD committed adultery/fornication. The death penalty for adultery and the lashes for fornication cannot be carried out unless there are FOUR witnesses who have personally SEEN it happen. And not only sharing a bed, but the actual sexual intercourse. When the couple have been accused, the witnesses will then give a statement in court under oath. It’s highly unlikely that four people are present in such an intimate occasion.
This is not Islam! It’s a manipulation of the religion to satisfy their own needs. If the Taliban were so concerned about being good followers of the religion, they’d bathe (as Islam percieves cleanliness half of faith!) they’d educate themselves – not only memorise the Quran by heart and not have a clue of it’s essence, but to really educate oneself.
Unfortunately, this black image of Islam is for a long time to stay. Thanks to the Taliban and the media!
Taliban beat young girl (video).
Read BBC’s version here – somewhat different to my post.
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