Tag Archives: Sharia Law

INDONESIA: Gay Couple Publicly Flogged 80+ Times

Agence France-Presse reports: A gay couple was publicly whipped in Indonesia’s conservative Aceh province on Friday (July 13), despite an earlier pledge by officials to stop the punishment after it drew international criticism. The two men were flogged more than 80 times each for having gay sex, which is outlawed under local Islamic law, as a jeering crowd hurled abuse ...

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Indonesia Moves To Criminalize All Non-Marital Sex

The Associated Press reports: Riding a tsunami of moral conservatism and anti-gay prejudice, Indonesia’s Islamic political parties appear on the cusp of a major victory: outlawing all sex outside marriage. Revisions to Indonesia’s criminal code being considered by Parliament would allow prison sentences of up to five years for sex between unmarried people. Those changes would also criminalize gay sex, ...

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INDONESIA: Police In Most Populous Province Form Anti-LGBT Task Force As Crackdown Continues

Reuters reports: Police in Indonesia’s most populous province plan to deploy a taskforce to investigate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activity, a move likely to fuel concerns of a widening crackdown on the community in the Muslim-majority country. West Java police chief Anton Charliyan disclosed the plan on Tuesday as two gay men in the province of Aceh were ...

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INDONESIA: Two Men Publicly Caned For Gay Sex While Jeering Large Crowd Records With Phones [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Two men in Indonesia’s Aceh province were publicly caned dozens of times Tuesday for consensual gay sex, a punishment that intensifies an anti-gay backlash in the world’s most populous Muslim country and which rights advocates denounced as “medieval torture.” More than a thousand people packed the courtyard of a mosque to witness the caning, which was the ...

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TEXAS: Trump Appoints Infamous “Sharia Law” Hoaxer Beth Van Duyne To Head Five-State HUD Region

The Texas Tribune reports: Beth Van Duyne is leaving the Irving mayor’s office to become a U.S. Housing and Urban Development regional administrator overseeing Texas and its four surrounding states. Van Duyne, whose new post became official Monday, had been in talks since November with President Donald Trump’s administration and other Republicans about a federal government role. She said much ...

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Bill Donohue: If Someone Kills the Piss Christ Artist, It Will Be His Own Fault

Piss Christ was hammered into pieces in 2011 by Catholic protesters during its display at a French gallery.

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Banana Man Crackpot Pastor Ray Comfort: Same-Sex Marriage Is Like Dog-Fucking

“‘Marriage’ between homosexuals has never been sanctioned by God. Marriage is God’s institution and He said it is between a man and a woman. Two men or two women cannot be married. So when gays are ‘joined together in holy matrimony,’ it is as meaningless as a man being married to his dog or cat, hoping for God’s blessing on ...

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INDONESIA: Aceh Province Approves 100 Public Lashes For Homosexuality

The provincial legislature in Aceh has approved the bill calling for 100 public lashes with a cane for those convicted of homosexuality. Aceh is the only part of the majority-Muslim nation that is allowed to implement Islamic sharia law and already carries out public canings for gambling, drinking alcohol and fraternising with the opposite sex outside of marriage. The law ...

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INDONESIA: Aceh Province Considers 100 Public Lashings For Homosexuality

In May 2013 the deputy mayor of the capital city of Indonesia’s Aceh province proposed criminalizing homosexuality with a punishment of one hundred public lashings with a cane. Yesterday that law was presented to the provincial legislature. Aceh is the only part of the world’s biggest Muslim-majority nation to enforce Islamic sharia law and has been slowly implementing it since ...

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MALAYSIA: Two Women Arrested Under Sharia Law Forbidding Homosexuality

Two Malaysian women were arrested this week and charged under Sharia Law of being lesbians.  J. Lester Feder reports at Buzzfeed: Reports by the Malaysian newspaper Sinar Harian suggest the two women were swept up in a broad morality raid launched around the Southeast Asian country’s annual celebration of its independence from Great Britain. The police had gone to what ...

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One Million Moms Vs Black Jesus

Just in via email: The late night programming on the Cartoon Network, known as Adult Swim, plans to air the non-animated show “Black Jesus” portraying Jesus as a “black guy living in the hood.” The show depicts him living in Compton Gardens and makes a mockery of our Lord. The foul language used in the trailer, including using the Lord’s ...

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Russell Crowe Rejects Brunei Boycott

The New York Post reports that the Sultan-owned Beverly Hotel is now a ghost town and hundreds of workers have been taken off the schedule “Business really began dropping off six weeks ago,” one employee told me. “We knew it was coming. But then it exploded with the celebrity boycott.” Much of the 650-person staff has been told to stay ...

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LOS ANGELES: Stars And Activists Protest Brunei’s Brutal Sharia Laws

The top clip features a rousing speech by Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center CEO Lori Jean.

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BRUNEI: Sharia Laws Begin Tomorrow

The first stage of Brunei’s brutal set of Sharia laws goes into effect tomorrow. The third and final stage, which calls for death by stoning for committing homosexual acts, goes into effect in 2015. The move – delayed from last week – came from the Sultan. “Today… I place my faith in and am grateful to Allah the almighty to ...

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LGBT Donor Conference Moved From Hotel Owned By Brunei Over Stoning Law

The Gill Action Fund has moved a conference planned for next month out of the tony Beverly Hills Hotel over Brunei’s institution of death by stoning for homosexuality. The hotel is owned by the sultan of Brunei. The Washington Blade reports: Kirk Fordham, executive director of Gill Action, informed the Blade that a new venue would be chosen in the ...

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United Nations Condemns Brunei For Death By Stoning Sharia Laws

Next week Brunei will institute a set of brutal Sharia laws that demand death by stoning for homosexual acts, adultery, rape, murder, and for declaring oneself to be a non-Muslim.  The United Nations today condemned the coming laws. “Application of the death penalty for such a broad range of offenses contravenes international law,” said Rupert Colville, spokesperson for the Office ...

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Quote Of The Day – Tristan Emmanuel

“In both Britain and Canada, for example, we still had blasphemy laws on the books no less then ten years ago. The penalties – the penal sanctions – were fines and possible imprisonment, not hangings and whippings, but this is beside the point. [snip] One can advocate for the law principle, while not advocating for a particular type of punishment, ...

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American Family Association: Adulterers Should Be Imprisoned For 15 Years

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Matt Barber’s Website: Bill Maher Should Be Publicly Whipped For Blasphemy

“I think it’s time to bring back blasphemy laws. Bill Maher is known for being an offensive anti-Christian bigot. It’s his trademark. But this time he’s gone too far. He may have protection under the First Amendment to say whatever slanderous thing that comes out of his toilet bowl brain, but that does not mean Christians should turn the other ...

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NIGERIA: Thousands Throw Stones Into Sharia Court Demanding The Executions Of Eleven Gay Men

You wouldn’t think it possible, but it’s getting even worse in Nigeria. Via the Associated Press: Thousands of protesters threw stones into the Shariah court in a north Nigerian city Wednesday, urging the speedy convictions and executions of 11 men arrested for belonging to gay organizations. Security officials fired into the air to disperse protesters in Bauchi city so the ...

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