• Buhari states yesterday that Nigeria will not support some Sharia Punishments such as…

    Buhari states yesterday that Nigeria will not support some Sharia Punishments such as…

    Report gathered that President Muhammadu Buhari who has been quoted as saying he supports “the total implementation of the sharia in the country” yesterday said the country cannot practice certain prescribed punishment under the Islamic penal code.

    According to him Nigerian law does not allow for “sharia punishments, such as stonings and amputations, adding: “I cannot change it. I haven’t been voted by [a] majority of Nigerians to change Nigerian constitution.”

    Buhari spoke on wide-ranging issues in an exclusive interview with Al […]

  • Men & Women Publicly Flogged Over Premarital Sex Under Sharia Law

    Men & Women Publicly Flogged Over Premarital Sex Under Sharia Law

    A group of men and women have been publicly lashed with a cane for having unmarried sex in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.

    Three women and 14 men arrested for a variety of sexual offences and gambling were caned in front of a mosque following Friday prayer.

    Newly released photographs show women kneeling with their heads down and grimaces on their faces as they are lashed with a rattan cane for having unmarried sex.

    The whole process of punishment was watched by guards and thousands […]