Kuwait Returns to the Dark Ages with Death Penalty for Blasphemy

by 1389 on April 13, 2012

in Islam, Mark Harding/Evangelists of Canada, Shari'a

Welcome to the New Dark Ages.

“Democracy” in an Islamic country is nine cannibals voting to eat the tenth.

Kuwait MPs Okay Death Penalty for Cursing God, the Prophet

(h/t: TCS News)

[Note: In this regard, “God” means “Allah” – the Muslim concept of God. Obviously, the Kuwaiti parliament has enacted no punishment for blaspheming the Holy Trinity.]

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by Naharnet Newsdesk 12 April 2012, 06:49 EDT


Kuwait’s parliament on Thursday provisionally passed amendments to the Gulf state’s penal code stipulating the death penalty for those who curse God, Islam’s Prophet Mohammed or his wives.

Forty-six MPs, including cabinet ministers, voted for the key amendments that will come into effect only after another round of voting and government approval. The second and final vote will take place in two weeks.

Four Shiite MPs voted against the law, a pro-Shiite Sunni lawmaker abstained, while two MPs refused to vote.

Shiite MPs have demanded that the new amendments also enforce the death penalty for anyone who curses their sect’s 12 revered Imams, but the Sunni- dominated parliament rejected their requests.

The move to stiffen penalties for religious crimes came after authorities last month arrested a Shiite tweeter for allegedly cursing the Prophet Mohammed, his wife and some companions.

The suspect, Hamad al-Naqi, is being detained pending further interrogation and trial.

Sectarian tensions have flared in Kuwait between the Sunni majority and Shiites, who form about a third of the native population of 1.17 million, reflecting rising regional tensions between the two Islamic sects.

Source: Agence France Presse

{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Norm April 14, 2012 at 8:03 am

Just wait until Obama writes an Executive Order forcing the same law down our throats!

2 plemmen April 15, 2012 at 8:35 am

I will be publishing an article later today (Sunday) about Kuwait and the corrupted Kuwaiti royal family (the al-Sabah’s).

3 plemmen April 15, 2012 at 12:14 pm

Article is at http://wp.me/p27DAO-hX

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