The Saudi Kingdom has now executed yet another “sorcerer” — part of a continuing trend in Muslim countries in arrested suspecting Genies and sorcerers in the name of Allah. In this case, the Saudis appear to have arrested a garden-variety carnival healer — a woman saying that she could heal illness for $800 per session.
The religious police arrested the woman in a sting operation. That’s right, the Saudis have anti-sorcery sting operations run by their morals police. She was beheaded pursuant to Sharia law.
What is fascinating is that this would mean that the Saudis would execute not just fortune tellers and carnival healers but presumably non-Muslim faith-healers if they claimed to be able to treat illnesses.
As discussed in yesterday’s column, this is one of the countries that the Obama Administration is working with to come up with new speech laws targeting intolerant speech.
Source: Chicago Tribune
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