Syria: Islamic State beheads four men for blasphemy says Syrian Observatory

Islamic State’s self-declared police force in western Syria decapitated four men after accusing them of blasphemy, a rights group monitoring the Syrian conflict said on Saturday.

The men were beheaded in the countryside east of the city of Homs by the militant group’s “Islamic Police”, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

The Observatory, which monitors the conflict using sources on the ground, reported a similar killing on Tuesday, when Islamic State beheaded a man in a town square in the north of the country.

Residents and activists say Islamic State has beheaded and stoned to death many people in areas it controls in Syria and Iraq for actions they see as violating their reading of Islamic law, such as adultery, homosexuality, stealing and blasphemy…

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  • Drunk_by_Noon

    Muslims sure love to throw around that charge of “blasphemy”, especially for all manner of reasons other than ACTUAL blasphemy.

  • koala

    To think Australian halal certification is helping”educate’ Syrians.

    Well done consumers.

  • Islam makes me puke

    I wish a majority of Muslims blaspheme against Mohamsandwich. Then ISIS could behead the whole lot of ’em! Good fu*king riddance, scum!

  • Gettingby

    With any luck many of them are the western cretins who went their to die for Allah.

    • Frau Katze

      If they were it would big news. They’re likely unfortunate locals.

  • Gladiator

    One head chopping… another 1.3 billion to go and problem solved!

  • Krusty the Gladiator

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  • Barrington Minge

    Disrespect?…how on earth can any civilised person respect a belief system that behaves in this fashion? 7th century behavior has NO place in the 21st century.