Crucifixion and lashes in ISIS penal code online

After minting their own currency and brutal warnings to “their” people, they have now published a sort of “penal code” detailing punishments for specific crimes.

Blasphemy carries a death sentence in the code, even in the case of repentance, as does adultery, which leads to stoning to death if the perpetrator was married and 100 lashes and exile if he or she were unmarried.

Those guilty of sodomy – including homosexuality – will also be killed, even for those suffering it as victims, as will those “spying for the unbelievers.”

Those who kill and steal will be crucified, and those who only kill will be executed but not crucified.

Those found guilty of “banditry” will have a hand and a leg amputated, while petty thieves will only lose a hand. Dozens of lashes are prescribed for those who drink alcohol, steal and slander.

The code, reports the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), which found it online in recent days, is “a warning and a reminder to the people living under its rule” and makes reference to Sharia law…

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