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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Al-Qaeda Kills Two “Sorcerers” In Yemen

Two innocent Wizards killed by al-Qaeda.  (AP File Photo)

Allah says kill the Wizards.

Aden (AFP)  –  Al-Qaeda gunmen have killed two people in southeast Yemen because they believed they were practicing witchcraft and sorcery, which are forbidden under Islam, a security official told AFP on Sunday.

The killings took place late on Saturday in the town of Shehr in Hadramawt province, the official said.

“Al-Qaeda gunmen on a motorbike opened fire on Omar Abdelhafiz, killing him immediately,” the official said.

Several hours later, two other extremists killed another Shehr resident, hairdresser Saeed al-Hadrami, the source added.

Jihadists had several times threatened both men, accusing them of “practising witchcraft and sorcery”, the official said.

Taking advantage of a collapse of central authority during a 2011 uprising that forced veteran strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh from power, Al-Qaeda seized swathes of the south and east.

The militants imposed a strict version of Islamic law, executing or lashing those they accused of various crimes, including homosexuality and sorcery.

A 1903 magazine cartoon on Islam.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.

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